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The ID has arrived, jokes Mbete as she casts her vote

Baleka Mbete had to reschedule voting this morning as she forget her identity document.

Baleka Mbete casts her vote for the 2016 local government elections. Picture: @MYANC via Twitter.

JOHANNESBURG - As special voting continues, African National Congress (ANC) National Chair Baleka Mbete made her mark in Northcliff in Johannesburg after having to reschedule this morning.

Mbete arrived at her voting station, but left without casting her vote because she didn't have her ID book.

"I couldn't vote using my passport, I had to use my ID. I feel good now that I voted" @MbeteBaleka #VoteANC pic.twitter.com/SUUY9lTYLd



She later joked saying, "The ID has arrived," as she walked hand-in-hand with the ANC's councillor candidate for the area to cast her ballot.

Mbete says she's happy she finally exercised her responsibility to vote.

"I went to get my ID all the way from Pretoria, but I am feeling great. One thing, I've exercised a responsibility by casting my vote."

She says she's confident the ANC has done enough to secure an overwhelming majority in tomorrow's vote.