Home News LOOK: NC residents make their mark

LOOK: NC residents make their mark

310

Voting started slowly at some polling stations in Kimberley, while at others there was a steady stream of voters.

Northern Cape residents went out on Monday and made their mark in the local government elections. Picture: Danie van der Lith

Homevale Primary School.

Homevale Primary School.

10am

ELECTIONS 2021: There has been a slow turnout of voters at Homevale Primary School in Ward 3. Polling stations across the country opened at 7am.

Pictures: Soraya Crowie

Floors High Senior Secondary School.

10am

ELECTIONS 2021: There has been a steady flow of voters at Floors High Senior Secondary School since the station opened this morning.

Picture: Soraya Crowie

Kevin Nkoane Primary School.

10am

ELECTIONS 2021: There has been a slow turnout of voters so far this morning at Kevin Nkoane Primary School.

Picture: Danie van der Lith

10.30am

ELECTIONS 2021: The polling station at the Swedish Hall in Colville is a hive of activity as voters are streaming in to cast their votes. Some say the venue is convenient because their children can play on the swings inside the yard while waiting for the adults to make their mark.

Video: Soraya Crowie

Dutoitspan Primary School.

Dutoitspan Primary School.

10.30am

ELECTIONS 2021: There is a steady flow of voters at Dutoitspan Primary School.

Pictures: Danie van der Lith

10.45am

ELECTIONS 2021: Voters waiting to make their mark at Emmanuel Secondary School, Homevale Extension, a Ward 3 polling station. While some voters felt the wait was long, others said that everything went smoothly and it was “worth the wait”. Some elderly people who did not register to cast a special vote were seen standing in the queue.

Video: Soraya Crowie

Kimberley Junior School.

Kimberley Junior School.

11am

ELECTIONS 2021: Voters waiting to make their mark at Kimberley Junior School. Pictures: Danie van der Lith

11.15am

ELECTIONS 2021: The elderly were provided with chairs while waiting to make their mark at the Ward 30 polling station in Lerato Park.

Video: Soraya Crowie

11.25am

ELECTIONS 2021: While their parents were waiting to vote at the Bloemanda polling station, the kids took advantage of pools of muddy water at a nearby soccer field to have some fun and to cool down.

Video: Soraya Crowie

Eureka Primary School.

Eureka Primary School.

11.30am

ELECTIONS 2021: Eureka Primary School was a hive of activity as city residents turned out to cast their votes.

Pictures: Danie van der Lith

Pigeon Hall.

11.30am

ELECTIONS 2021: Voters waiting to make their mark at Pigeon Hall in Heuwelsig.

Picture: Danie van der Lith

DA provincial leader Harold McGluwa.
DA provincial leader Harold McGluwa.
DA provincial leader Harold McGluwa.

11.30am

ELECTIONS 2021: DA provincial leader Harold McGluwa voting at Eureka Primary School in Kimberley.

Pictures: Supplied

Snake Park.
Snake Park.

11.45am

ELECTIONS 2021: Residents from Ward 16 were eager to make their mark at Victory Celebration Church in Snake Park. Voters here have vowed to “vote for change”. Campaigning is still taking place outside the polling station. One political party is using a loud hailer to try and attract voters, while another is handing out T-shirts near the entrance to the voting station.

Pictures: Soraya Crowie

Premier Zamani Saul.
Premier Zamani Saul.
Premier Zamani Saul.

Noon

ELECTIONS 2021: Northern Cape Premier and ANC provincial chairperson Dr Zamani Saul voted at the NG Kerk in Vanderkloof this morning.

Pictures: Supplied

Previous articleResidents association opens charges against candidate for allegedly destroying election posters
Next articleComplaints lodged against conduct of IEC staff during special voting