South Africa: Election observation reports and statements

2019 South African elections: EISA EOM leader, Nigerian former President Goodluck Jonathan, meet with the IEC Chairperson, Commissioner Glen Mashinini

2019 National Assembly and provincial elections

EOM Statements and reports

The EISA EOM was led by Dr Goodluck Jonathan, former President of Nigeria, and EISA's ED Denis Kadima as his Deputy. The EOM comprised 37 international observers drawn from CSOs, Election Management Bodies, and members from 16 African countries. This was the fifth EISA EOM to be deployed in South Africa.

2019 Elections: EISA EOM members


Other observer missions' statements

Campaign finance

Clayton Hazvinei Vhumbunu and Olufunto Akinduro (eds) 2020 Follow the Money: A Research Report on Party and Campaign Finance in South Africa's 2019 Elections, EISA.
Siphesihle Ndamase 2020 Policy brief on party and campaign finance in South Africa in the 2019 National and Provincial Elections, EISA.

Elections Resource Center

The EISA Elections Resource Centre was set up to provide regular and reliable election related information for stakeholders in the 2019 Elections.

2019 South African elections: EISA observers plan observation operations

In the news

IOL 2019 "EISA's Goodluck Jonathan gives #Elections 2019 a thumbs up", 10 May, [www] (accessed 15 May 2019).
DHLAMINI S "2019 Elections were peaceful despite minor incidents - EISA", Polity, 10 May, [www] (accessed 14 May 2019).
NSOFU, M 2019 "Campaigns peaceful in S.A-Pande", Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation, 5 May, [www] (accessed 6 May 2019).
NWOGU, S 2019 "South Africa's election will consolidate democracy - Jonathan", PUNCH, 3 May, [www] (accessed 6 May 2019).
VANGUARD 2019 "Jonathan delighted to lead observer mission to South African elections", 2 May, [www] (accessed 6 May 2019).

South Africa 2016 Local gov election report 2016 Local government elections

2014 National Assembly and provincial elections

2009 National Assembly and provincial elections

2006 Local government elections

2004 National Assembly and provincial elections

1999 National Assembly and provincial elections

  • EOM Report: National and Provincial Election Results: South Africa June 1999
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  • EOM Report: South Africa 1999, Denis Kadima
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  • Election Update South Africa 1998/9: November - June book format - No 1-15
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