South Africans are showing that voting can be fun by sharing their wit on social media.
CAPE TOWN - With South Africans voting in the country's fifth democratic elections, many people took to social media and displayed the lighter side of the elections.
A number of gems were found on Twitter:
What I'm wearing is very subtle, no one can tell who I'm voting for at all pic.twitter.com/0ePcPiBdRD- Khaya Dlanga (@khayadlanga) May 7, 2014
If you vote at a "clever" station it will be smooth, if you go to a not so clever station there's problems #JZ @IECSouthAfrica @RediTlhabi- Deno Rich (@denorich) May 7, 2014
@RediTlhabi Redi my 6 yr old woke v early n told his 14Yr old brother that they must go bath so that they can go vote at school !!!😍- Philisiwe Sebogwane (@PillyPhilisiwe) May 7, 2014
#Elections2014 This Capetonian is making the most of his entrepreneurial skills on elections day. (PIC: GR) pic.twitter.com/lkC5nIbjBQ
WINNER RT " @LeratoMolele: Let ur vote be EFFective, stay with ANCestor if you like, but pls DON'T vote for DAngerous party" #Elections2014- Karabo Tabane (@DaBrownNative) May 7, 2014
With a broom or bread? " @ewnupdates: #Elections2014 flying over Melrose and Sandton pic.twitter.com/CahSElIZwW"- Moruti Gerald (@MoerSkont) May 7, 2014
Local celebrities also took to Twitter to share their experiences:
Thank you beautiful Durban for a great time! Flying home now to vote!
Good Morning. ..Happy Voting SA...God Bless South Africa. ..
And some, pulled out all the stops to be the centre of attention:
Despatch resident Peter Davey proudly wearing a tshirt with old SA Flag @HeraldPE #heraldvote pic.twitter.com/tdKOBvtcvy
Share your fun election moments with us by tweeting to @ewnupdates with the hastag #Elections2014.