Electoral Commission (IEC) of South Africa

Contact Details

Physical: Election House, Riverside Office Park, 1303 Heuwel Avenue, Centurion, Pretoria
Postal: Private Bag X112, Centurion, 0046
Tel: 012 622 5700
Fax: 012 622 5784


Established by the Constitution of South Africa, the Electoral Commission (IEC) of South Africa is an independent body that manages elections of legislative bodies and institutions through the participation of citizens, political parties and civil society.

The IEC's obligations are to: manage elections of national, provincial and municipal legislative bodies; ensure that those elections are free and fair; declare the results of those elections; and compile and maintain a national common voters' roll.

The Commission's duties are to: ensure that any election is free and fair; promote conditions conducive to free and fair elections; compile and maintain a national common voters' roll; compile and maintain a register of parties; establish and maintain liaison and cooperation with parties; undertake and promote research into electoral matters; develop and promote the development of electoral expertise and technology in all spheres of government; continuously review electoral laws and proposed electoral laws, and make recommendations; promote voter education; declare the results of elections for national, provincial and municipal legislative bodies within seven days; and appoint appropriate public administrations in any sphere of government to conduct elections when necessary.

Office Bearers/Management

Mr G Mashinini
Deputy Chairperson
Mr T Tselane

Mr Glen Mashinini
Deputy Chairperson:
Mr Terry Tselane
Rev Bongani Finca
Ms Janet Love
Judge Thami Makhanya
Chief Executive Officer:
Deputy Chief Executive Officer:
Mr Sy Mamabolo (Electoral Operations)
Dr Nomsa Masuku (Outreach)
Ms Fiona Rowley-Withey (Corporate Services)
Chief Financial Officer:
Senior Management:
Communications Officers:
Ms Kate Bapela (Manager: Communications)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedFinancially UnqualifiedClean Audit
Current Assets404 039193 680219 104108 079
Non-Current Assets319 651305 784354 063335 052
Total Assets723 690499 465573 167446 230
Current Liabilities176 11173 135119 73068 697
Non-Current Liabilities40 50337 91834 14529 363
Total Liabilities216 614111 052153 87598 060
Total Net Assets507 076388 412419 292348 170
Total Revenue1 533 9371 585 0001 480 579768 249
Revenue from Exchange Transactions16 83310 60316 5856 093
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions1 517 1041 574 3971 463 994762 156
Total Expenditure(1 411 935)(1 615 824)(1 408 271)(766 171)
Employee Costs(646 102)(572 016)(571 709)(369 034)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year118 663(30 880)71 1232 654
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities259 83119 951149 58093 051
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(76 298)(15 580)(75 852)(51 515)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year341 002157 469153 09779 368
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure37 71538 13231 20628 228
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure20183713
Posts Approved1 0331 0311 031n/a
Posts Filled941920934n/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a

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