The Office of the Chief Justice has released the 26 shortlisted names for the three vacant commissioner posts at the IEC. Current Commissioner, Rev Bongani Finca is among the long list of candidates.

The public has until 11 June to comment and these can be sent to Mr Sello Chiloane at and alternatively Ms Tebogo Phaahlamohlaka on

The following have been shortlisted for the three vacancies at the IEC:

1. Mr Griffin Alan Campbell

2. Ms Yasmin Tayob Carrim

3. Ambassador Moses Mabokela Chikane

4. Rev Bongani Blessing Finca

5. Prof Mzamo Alexander Gumbi

6. Adv Edward Nkangweleni Lambani

7. Ms Maletlatsa Monica Ledingwane

8. Mr Landiwe Jackie Mahlangu

9. Ms Nomonde Tantaswa Mapetla

10. Dr Nomsa Praisy Masuku

11. Mr Jabulani Christopher Mepha

12. Mr Mosotho Simon Moepya

13. Ms Lindiwe Faith Mokate

14. Ms Bernadette Muthien

15. Adv Lufuno Tokyo Nevondwe

16.  Ms Nomfundo Ntloko-Gobodo

17.  Mr Nkosikhulule Xhawulengweni Nyembezi

18.  Mmatlou Hellen Phaleng-Podile

19.  Ms Liepollo Lebohang Watseba Pheko

20.  Judge Dhayanithie Pillay

21.  Dr Mzukisi Qobo

22.  Mr Dizline Mfanozelwe Shozi

23.  Ms Matshidiso Daphney Tabane-Masutha

24.  Ms Ilona Tip

25.  Ms Nomalanga Violet Tyamzashe

26.  Mr Gladwyn Martin White

MVC will be closely monitoring this process as part of our IEC Commissioner Campaign where we seek to inform the public about the importance of this appointment process.

For more in-depth information on this appointment process, you can view a policy brief here:

We also put together an informative infographic on this process which you can access here:

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