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REPORT OF THE INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION

The elections for the position of Deputy President, Secretary
General, Deputy Secretary General and the National Executive
Committee of the ANC were conducted by the Independent Mediation
Service of South Africa (IMSSA).

Prior to the conference the ANC requested IMSSA to undertake
this task and requested three independent persons to observe the
elections, and to satisfy themselves that the procedures
established by IMSSA were fair and that the elections were
conducted in a fair manner. These persons were Professor J. Reddy,
Vice-Chancellor and Rector of the University of Durban-Westville,
Mr Enos Mabuza, a business consultant and former Chief Minister of
KaNgwane and Mr Arthur Chaskalson SC, National Director of the
Legal Resources Centre. Together with Mr Charles Nupen, Director of
IMSSA, they constituted an independent electoral commission.

At the commencement of its proceedings conference confirmed
these arrangements, and gave full power to the independent
electoral commission to decide and make rulings on all matters
connected with the elections. This was in fact done, and neither
the National Executive Committee or any other structure of the ANC
played any part in conducting the elections.

The right of delegates to bote was verified by a Credentials Commission
on which all structures of the ANC were represented.

IMSSA prepared voters lists in accordance with the decisions taken by
the Credentials Commission, provided sealed ballot boxes and voting booths,
prepared the ballot papers (which were stamped by it to confirm their authenticity)
and engaged independent mediators to act as marshals during the elections,
and to deal with queries raised by voters. The arrangements made were explained
to the press which had access to the voting hall immediately prior to the
elections and was able to observe the arrangements that had been made.

Non-voting representatives of all ANC regions constituted an ANC
Electoral Commission which was consulted and kept fully informed by
the Independent Electoral Commission, observed the balloting and
the counting and expressed their satisfaction with the arrangements
which were made and the manner in which the election was conducted.

The Independent Electoral Commission satisfied itself that


  1. Voting procedures were understood by the delegates.
  2. The persons who voted were all duly accredited delegates.
  3. The voting was conducted fairly.
  4. The ballot was secret.
  5. The counting was accurate

The Electoral Commission has reported that it is satisfied that free
and fair elections were conducted for all positions and that the results which
have been announced are in accordance with the secret ballots that were
conducted

NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE BALLOT COUNT

Position % of Total
No. Total Votes Candidate
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1 94.7 1858 Chris Hani
2 93.0 1824 Thabo Mbeki
3 87.8 1761 Joe Slovo
4 87.9 1724 Patrick `Terror` Lekota
5 86.8 1702 Pallo Jordan
6 86.5 1697 Ahmed Kathrada
7 85.0 1666 Ronnie Kasrils
8 83.8 1644 Harry Gwala
9 83.3 1634 Steve Tshwete
10 78.8 1546 Arnold Stofile
11 77.7 1523 Popo Molefe
12 77.0 1510 Joe Modise
13 75.9 1489 Raymond Mhlaba
14 74.6 1462 Mac Maharaj
15 72.4 1420 Alfred Nzo
16 69.2 1357 Ruth Mompati
17 67.4 1321 Albertina Sisulu
18 66.8 1310 Raymond Suttner
19 63.9 1253 Trevor Manuel
20 63.7 1249 Abrahim Ismail Ebrahim
21 61.1 1198 Aziz Pahad
22 59.6 1168 Cheryl Carolus
23 59.2 1161 Albie Sachs
24 57.1 1119 Joel Netshitendze
25 56.5 1107 Wilton Mkwayi
26 53.9 1057 Winnie Mandela
27 53.7 1053 Joe Nhlanhla
28 53.9 1049 John Nkadimeng
29 52.6 1031 Dullar Omar
30 51.7 1014 Mohamed Valli Moosa
31 48.9 958 Gertrude Shope
32 48.8 956 Andrew Mlangeni
33 48.7 955 Simphiwe Nyanda/Gebuza
34 47.3 931 Sidney Mafumadi
35 47.3 927 Elias Motsoaledi
36 45.1 884 Mendi Msimang
37 43.5 854 Reginald September
38 43.0 844 Barbara Masekela
39 42.7 837 Billy Nair
40 41.5 884 Mcwayizeni Zulu
41 41.2 808 Sister Bernard Ncube
42 40.8 800 Gill Marcus
43 40.4 792 Jeremy Cronin
44 39.4 772 Rocky Malebane-Metsing
45 39.3 771 Kadar Asmal
46 38.7 758 Sakkie Macozoma
47 37.3 731 Peter Mokaba
48 36.7 719 Zola Skweyiya
49 36.6 717 Thozamile Botha
50 36.6 717 Marion Sparg