This was revealed on Tuesday morning after a request was made for the branch votes to be verified.
On Monday, several ANC regions had requested a sitting with electoral officials after voting was completed. A number of abstentions had been noted.
However, officials on Tuesday confirmed to the PGC that while votes did slightly change, this had not
Electoral agency official Bontle Mpakanyane told the PGC that the changes had led to Dlamini-Zuma receiving additional nominations from 24 branches, moving her from 433 to 454.
Cyril Ramaphosa meanwhile dropped by two votes from 193 to 191. Deputy President
Mokonyane said she had sat with provincial and branch leadership on Monday night during the verification processes.
Outcome ‘the same’
“I think you will find that all is now in order. While there have been some changes, the outcome of the preferred candidates has stayed relatively the same.”
Mokonyane said that the biggest change came from the Moses Mabhida region where 17 votes were mistakenly placed in a different submission box.
“They were found in a separate box that holds the delegate list and registers. The numbers have juggled
Yesterday, outspoken ANCYL provincial secretary Thanduxolo Sabelo was quick to call on the process to be verified after the initial vote announcements.
Provincial chairperson Sihle Zikalala confirmed to him that a query process would be initiated.
On Tuesday ANC deputy chairperson Premier Willies Mchunu
“Concerns have been raised. The commission has been called to explain. Nobody doesn’t know what transpired now.” DM
Watch Pauli van Wyk’s Cat Play The Piano Here!
No, not really. But now that we have your attention, we wanted to tell you a little bit about what happened at SARS.
Tom Moyane and his cronies bequeathed South Africa with a R48-billion tax shortfall, as of February 2018. It's the only thing that grew under Moyane's tenure... the year before, the hole had been R30.7-billion. And to fund those shortfalls, you know who has to cough up? You - the South African taxpayer.
It was the sterling work of a team of investigative journalists, Scorpio’s Pauli van Wyk and Marianne Thamm along with our great friends at amaBhungane, that caused the SARS capturers to be finally flushed out of the system. Moyane, Makwakwa… the lot of them... gone.
But our job is not yet done. We need more readers to become Maverick Insiders, the friends who will help ensure that many more investigations will come. Contributions go directly towards growing our editorial team and ensuring that Daily Maverick and Scorpio have a sustainable future. We can’t rely on advertising and don't want to restrict access to only those who can afford a paywall subscription. Membership is about more than just contributing financially – it is about how we Defend Truth, together.
So, if you feel so inclined, and would like a way to support the cause, please join our community of Maverick Insiders.... you could view it as the opposite of a sin tax. And if you are already Maverick Insider, tell your mother, call a friend, whisper to your loved one, shout at your boss, write to a stranger, announce it on your social network. The battle for the future of South Africa is on, and you can be part of it.
Don't believe Han Solo's evasion of Empire TIE Fighters. There are many miles of vacuum space between each asteroid in a field.