South Africans made their way to polling stations around the country on Wednesday 11 November to cast their votes in by-elections organised by the Independent Electoral Commission.

The elections were held across 95 wards in 55 municipalities in all nine provinces.

Lucas Ledwaba witnessed the by-election in ward 14 in the Polokwane local municipality in Limpopo.

Election authority staff wearing protective gear assist a voter check her details on the voters roll. Photo: Lucas Ledwaba
A woman walks in the streets of Luthuli Park after casting her vote on Wednesday morning accompanied by a little girl who appeared confused about the hype around her. Photo: Lucas Ledwaba
A voter gets inked by IEC staff wearing covid-19 protective gear in ward 14, Luthuli Park. Photo: Lucas Ledwaba
The battle for votes was evident on the street lamp posts as parties vied for the attention of voters in Luthulli Park. Photo: Lucas Ledwaba
ANC candidate Thomo Raymond Manyaka’s posters lined up along a street in ward 14 of the Polokwane municipality. Photo: Lucas Ledwaba
A voter casts her ballot under the watchful eye of IEC staff in Luthuli Park, Seshego in Polokwane. Photo: Lucas Ledwaba

for a full report and more pictures visit: https://www.dailymaverick.co.za/article/2020-11-11-voters-head-to-the-polls-today-will-hopefully-bring-us-something-better/

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