ANC has other plans as it withdraws court plea for IEC lifeline
The party now rests its hopes on a case in the Constitutional Court to avoid ‘severe impact’ in 35 municipalities
The ANC has withdrawn its electoral court application to force the Electoral Commission (IEC) to grant the party an additional 36 hours to finalise and submit its candidate list for the upcoming municipal elections.
The withdrawal came just hours after the party filed court papers of at least 150 pages.
According to ANC spokesperson Pule Mabe, the party has withdrawn the application and opted to wait for the Constitutional Court outcome on the postponement of the elections to February next year...