EFF mum on vote rigging allegations

The EFF says it will respond to allegations of vote rigging after the IEC has concluded its probe.

FILE IMAGE. The EFF says it will respond to allegations of vote rigging after the IEC has concluded its probe. Picture: Sebabatso Mosamo/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) in the Western Cape says it will only respond to allegations of vote rigging after the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has concluded its investigation.

The party has accused the African National Congress (ANC) of inflating its national vote.

The EFF is third in both the national and Western Cape poll, having secured just above 6.2 percent, respectively.

The party's members have also been protesting in the Alexandra township in northern Johannesburg, claiming the election was rigged.

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The party's Nazier Paulsen says, "I am not going to comment on that at the moment. This is something we're busy looking at with the IEC. I think that while we're busy with it, it would be premature to comment on it one way or the other."