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Voter registration

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Background

Namibia

Witbooi urges Hardap councillors to address voter ID issues

    Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety, and Security, Lucia Witbooi, visited Mariental to discuss mass voter registration and how the lack of identification cards among residents hinders the election process. Witbooi said out of more than 94 000 identification cards printed by the Ministry of Home Affairs, an alarming 40 000 remain uncollected. “Uncollected identification cards are a big concern. I ask local councillors to work closely […]

todayJuly 19, 2024 5

Namibia

Namibia’s eligible voters reach 1.6 million

The Namibia Statistics Agency has released data on eligible voters based on the 2023 Census, released in March 2024. According to the Namibia Press Agency, the census figures include Namibians who were 17 years old as of 24 September 2023, and those aged 18 and above on the same date. According to the preliminary NSA report, over 1.6 million Namibian citizens are set to participate in the forthcoming national elections, […]

todayJuly 16, 2024 15 2

Namibia

ECN Confident in High Voter Turnout as Registration Deadline Approaches

https://youtu.be/HU0AIuDeAt8 The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) is confident that Namibians who are eligible to vote will turn up in numbers before registration closes in 20-days' time. Between the 3rd of June and the 6th of July 2024, the ECN has registered 823,761 voters inside the country and at all Namibian Diplomatic Missions abroad. This figure represents an average of 24,562 registered voters per day between the 1st and the 6th of […]

todayJuly 15, 2024 10

Namibia

ECN concerned over low voter turnout

The Electoral Commission of Namibia has registered 823,761 eligible Namibians since the General Registration of Voters began on 3 June 2024. The highest numbers were recorded in Khomas, Ohangwena, and Omusati regions. ECN spokesperson De Wet Siluka says there was a slight improvement in turnout in early July but expressed concern over the overall low turnout. Namibians will vote in the Presidential and National Assembly elections on 27 November 2024.

todayJuly 11, 2024 17

Namibia

More than 300 thousand Namibians register to vote

The Electoral Commission of Namibia has announced that since the commencement of the general voter registration, a cumulative total number of 366,036 eligible Namibians registered as voters inside the country and at all diplomatic missions abroad. This figure represents an average of 29,918 registered voters per day during the period 10 to 15 June 2024. ECN spokesperson De Wet Siluka.

todayJune 20, 2024 14

Namibia

0ver 300 000 voters registered: ECN

    The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) has registered a cumulative total of 366 036 eligible Namibians since the commencement of the General Registration of Voters (GRV). The GRV started on 03 June and is set to end on 01 August 2024. In a media statement issued on Wednesday, the ECN said the figure represents those registered as voters inside the country and at all Namibian diplomatic missions abroad […]

todayJune 20, 2024 4

Local

The Use of the Integrated Mobile Voter Registration System (IMVRS) for the Conduct of the 2024’s General Registration of Voters (GRV)

      The Commission wishes to share ongoing information related to the Integrated Mobile Voter Registration System (IMVRS), following the commencement of the general voter registration process, and some interest shown by the public in the system: 1. During 2010 – 2013, ECN migrated from the manual paper-based voter registration system to a Custom-Made digital biometrics voters registration system, referred to as Mobile Voters Register System (MVRS). This system […]

todayJune 6, 2024 10

Namibia

Namibians urged to register to vote

    The Electoral Commission of Namibia is urging all eligible Na-mibians to register to vote in November's elections as voter reg-istration started yesterday. ECN spokesperson De Wet Siluka says the turnout was good on the first day.    

todayJune 4, 2024 7

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