IEC to determine impact of double voting on election

The IEC briefed the media following Wednesday's election. Courtesy of #DSTV403

JOHANNESBURG - The IEC is conducting an audit to determine the impact double voting has had on the election results.

Chief Electoral Officer Sy Mamabolo says it's an assurance measure.

READ: 2019 Election Results

He was speaking at a briefing in Pretoria this afternoon.

The IEC has has confirmed that twenty people have been arrested for double voting in KwaZulu-Natal.

READ: Electoral fraudsters will be prosecuted: IEC

This follows allegations of voters who have attempted or apparently been able to remove the indelible ink on their thumbs.

The people arrested in KwaZulu-Natal are from Dan Houser, Port Shepstone and Hluhluwe.