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Provision of Voters Roll

Overview

The voters roll, which lists by constituency, polling district and polling station, the name, sex, address, national identity card number and voters’ registration card number of every voter, may be accessed by political parties, independent candidates and members of the public, as per the Electoral Act: 21 of 2008, s. 5. (3). Any person may, upon payment of a fee prescribed by the Secretary from time to time, make hard copies of a roll or take extracts there from during the hours aforesaid.

Who is eligible?

Registered political parties, independent candidates and members of the public are eligible to receive a copy of the voters roll.

How do I get this service?
  • After publication of the voters roll, any stakeholder may request a copy of the roll or a specific section of the roll at a fee prescribed by the Commission. The request for the rolls can be made at the IEC contact information noted below.
  • Stakeholders will be notified by a public notice in the Government Gazette when the rolls are ready and where they could be accessed.
What supporting documents are required?

There are no supporting documents required to access this service.

How long will this service take?

Within 10 minutes of your application request if made in person at IEC offices. Requests by post can be expected in two to three weeks.

How much does it cost?
  • Political parties and independent candidates may obtain a copy of the roll at no cost.
  • Members of the public will be charged a nominal fee of prescribed by the Independent Electoral Commission, which is adjusted on an annual basis.
Where can I get more information on this Service

Please contact the office listed below:

The Secretary

Independent Electoral Commission

Private Bag 00284

Gaborone, Botswana

 

Phone: (+267) 361 2400  

Toll free No: 0800 600 710

Fax: (+267) 3900581/3905205/3190889

Website: www.iec.gov.bw ,

Facebook: IEC Botswana

Email: iec_info [at] gov.bw

 

Opening hours: 07:30 to 12:45 and 13:45 to 16:30 Monday to Friday, except weekends and public holidays.

Additional information can also be obtained in the Electoral Act.

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