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turned away for various reasons
July 31, 2013
in most polling stations were being turned away for either failing
to find their names on the voters roll or trying to vote at the
In the morning
at TM hyper station, 155 people were turned away because of trying
to vote at the wrong constituency while at Nketa high school eight
people turned away, 5 had slips and IDs but their names were not
on the voters roll.
primary school ward 9, eight people turned away for trying to vote
at a wrong constituency with others while others failed to find
their names on the voter’s roll.
The same situation
was observed at Mafakela primary school polling station where 11
people were turned away.
South and Blanket Mine three and one respectively, were sent back
for trying to vote at a wrong ward.
Polytechnic polling station, two people who had slips and national
identity cards were turned away because their names were not appearing
on the voters roll and they were told to go to the command centre.
school experienced the same problems as 44 electorates were turned
away mainly because of trying to vote at a wrong constituency, while
eight failed to vote at Northend Tent polling station for the same
Voting was going
on well at Paddonhust Catholic Training centre though six of the
electorates were turned away for not being on the voters roll and
failing to produce relevant documents.
at Malindela primary school could not cast a vote after experiencing
problems with cut-off date.
primary school and Eveline High School two and 15 were turned away
for trying to vote at a wrong ward and wrong constituency. Mafakela
primary school, 21 were turned away for trying to vote at a wrong
ward while others were not registered to vote.
In Mangwe, Phakamani
Community Hall, nine people were turned away mainly because they
did not have IDs and they were still waiting for their waiting pass
though they had slips.
In Bubi, Samanyande,
14 electorates turned away because they were not registered voters
while 9 were assisted because of old age and blindness.
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