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Voter Education

Overview

Organisations and members of the public interested in learning about the electoral process and other civic matters, can obtain printed materials or request Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) staff attendance at various educational forums. Print publications available include pamphlets, posters and newsletters, while in-person forums may take the form of Kgotla meetings, institution and school visits, stakeholder workshops, and radio and television programmes.

Who is eligible?

All individuals and organisations.

How do I get this service?
  • Publications can be obtained from the IEC office (listed below) or
  • To request in-person educational services, please contact the IEC Information Education Office at the number listed below.
  • In addition to the above options, IEC officers visit government offices, Kgotla meetings and other public spaces to conduct public workshops on a regular basis to advance the cause of voter education.  These are publicly announced ahead of time by IEC in the areas in which they occur.
What supporting documents are required?

No supporting documents are required to request this service.

How long will this service take?

Printed materials can be obtained immediately upon visiting an IEC office, while requests for in-person educational services may take up to a month to fulfil.

How much does it cost?

There is no fee for this service.

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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