National 3.8.2016 05:28 pm

WATCH: Video update from IEC results centre

IEC chair Glen Mashinini and his colleagues. Picture: Facebook

IEC chair Glen Mashinini and his colleagues. Picture: Facebook

The Electoral Commission is reporting back continuously on the day’s big vote.

The IEC is giving regular media briefings about voting day. You can watch it in the eNCA livestream video above. You can also watch it on the broadcaster’s website. Be sure to check in regularly for live updates by video.

As the 2016 local government elections kicked off on Wednesday, with citizens milling to the polls countrywide, the Independent Electoral Commission’s results operations centre in Pretoria also began its duties.

The centre – located at the Tshwane Events Centre – gleamed with the IEC’s signature blue colours, as media and officials trickled in, waiting for the first set of results to appear on big screens.

According to the IEC, the majority of the country’s 22 612 voting stations reported being open on time at 7am, reportedly with strong turnouts.

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