Synchronised polls no good for local government

09 August 2020 - 00:00 By S’THEMBISO MSOMI

If discussions at the last ANC national executive committee meeting are anything to go by, next year's will be the last local government polls held separately from the general election.

According to a proposal that has been put before the party leadership in line with the decision to synchronise national, provincial and local government elections, the terms of the local authorities that would be voted into office next year would be shortened to three years, from the current five...

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