Smaller parties issue ultimatum to IEC

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PRETORIA - The IEC has until 11am on Saturday morning to appoint an independent audit firm to review the election results.

Several small political parties have threatened to take legal action if their grievances aren't met.

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They say the election wasn’t free or fair and they're citing a number of irregularities.

Their demands were contained in a letter sent to the electoral commission on Friday.

The parties have also threatened to interdict the IEC from declaring the final outcome of the election.

READ: 35 parties stage walkout at IEC

The parties say they're now taking action after being sidelined throughout the election process.

The African Transformation Movement, Black First Land First and the Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party are among the small parties raising the issues. 

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eNCA