MVC’s vision is for a South African political and electoral system that upholds and reflects the constitutional principles of transparency, inclusiveness and accountability.
We produce popular education material to allow for a clearer understanding of South Africa’s political and electoral systems.
We conduct research that helps to inform MVC’s advocacy and popular education activities, to provide an understanding of political and electoral issues and to provide policy alternatives for the South African political and electoral systems based on the changing economic and socio-political context.
We initiate litigation, as a last resort, in order to ensure that the constitutional principles of transparency, inclusiveness and accountability remain the basis of our political and electoral systems.
My Vote Counts has been busy doing work around independent candidates and their role in South Africa’s multi-party democracy. Here’s a quick run-down of two of our most recent engagements on independent candidates and our electoral system. On 11 June 2020, the...
With the emergence of cryptocurrency as an alternative source of funding for political parties around the world, how will this impact the upcoming Political Party Funding Act? The Political Party Funding Act (PPFA) is set to come into operation on 1 April 2021...
From news reports, “family meetings”, WhatsApp groups to apps, there are various ways in which information about Covid-19 can be accessed. We also need this information in a quick and accurate way in order to help curb the spread of the respiratory infection and...