South Africa will be embarking on a Local Government Elections in 1st November 2021, where citizens will have a slight chance of casting their vote for a political party of their own chance.
This year’s elections goes beyond to determine who will lead citizens in their respective municipalities, as over 325 political parties will contest these elections.
While heading to the elections, President Cyril Ramaphosa declared Monday 1st November as a public holiday, in accordance with Section 2A of the Public Holidays Act of 1994.
This marks a great chance for citizens to make a decisive selection about their lives, amongst other pivotal issues related to major setbacks affecting them personally, this comprises of the infrastructure development, education, employment and healthcare.
Now let’s take a glance at five prominent reasons for citizens to cast their vote:
1. Firstly, elections have consequences, secondly not voting is giving up your voice, thirdly voting is an opportunity for you change and lastly the community depends on you.
2. You have the power to decide on the quality of life you want for yourself and future generations.
3. Voting is your chance to stand up for the issues you care about like public transportation, service delivery, free education.
4. This is your life take the time to help decide what’s best. Elections are decided by the people who go out and vote. Take some time and learn about the measures and the candidates. If you don’t vote, someone else will make the decisions for you. Your power is in your vote.
5. Support the candidates and ballot measures that can help your community and even the nation for the greater good. Make your voice heard in this elections.
(This content is originally generated by Kasi Voice News, an act of plagiarism on this work will lead to a court of law).