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Guide to the South African provincial election ballots, 1994

Abstract

Collection comprises three provincial ballots (8.5"x17"), from the South African provinces of Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal, and the Western Cape. Instructions on how to fill out the form are provided in 11 languages, including English, Zulu, Afrikaans, Northern Sotho, Xhosa, Sotho, Tswana, Tsonga, Swazi, Ndebele, and Venda. Ballots are printed in full color, with each of the 19 parties represented by a symbol, code, and party leader photograph. The Inkatha Freedom Party was a late entrant into the race, and its information was affixed via a sticker. During the election, each voter cast two votes via two separate ballots, one each for the national versus provincial elections. Voter's selected a party, not an individual candidate, to represent them in the National Assembly and the provincial legislatures.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Title
South African provincial election ballots, 1994
Language of Materials
English
Extent
0.1 linear feet
Location
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Collection Overview

Collection comprises three provincial ballots (8.5"x17"), from the South African provinces of Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal, and the Western Cape. Instructions on how to fill out the form are provided in 11 languages, including English, Zulu, Afrikaans, Northern Sotho, Xhosa, Sotho, Tswana, Tsonga, Swazi, Ndebele, and Venda. Ballots are printed in full color, with each of the 19 parties represented by a symbol, code, and party leader photograph. The Inkatha Freedom Party was a late entrant into the race, and its information was affixed via a sticker. During the election, each voter cast two votes via two separate ballots, one each for the national versus provincial elections. Voter's selected a party, not an individual candidate, to represent them in the National Assembly and the provincial legislatures.

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Contents of the Collection

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the South African provincial election ballots, 1994, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Purchase, 2008

Processing Information

Processed by: Alice Poffinberger, June 2010

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, June 2010

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2008-0328

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.