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Will the IEC election campaign be enough to get young South Africans registered?

With the date for South African’s local elections yet to be set, and political parties yet to start their campaigns, all eyes will be on the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) to garner the elusive youth vote and get young people registered on 5 and 6 March 2016. But with just a week to go before the 2016 local election registration weekend, the IEC may be hard pressed to convince young eligible voters that their votes matter.