EISA.

Balloting &
Electoral Services

We provide impartial and professional electoral administration and manual and online election management services to enhance the credibility and legitimacy of internal organisational elections.

EISA.

Balloting &
Electoral Services

We provide impartial and professional electoral administration and online election management services to enhance the credibility and legitimacy of internal organisational elections.

Since our inception in 1996, our mission has been to be a leading provider of high quality, innovative, comprehensive, and efficient electoral services.

BES contributes to the development of good corporate governance and an appreciation of democratic values and practices within civil society, political parties, universities, the corporate sector, and parastatals.

Electoral Services

To enhance the credibility and legitimacy of internal organizational elections by providing impartial and professional electoral administration and management services.

Online Voter Registration​

  • Potential voters can remotely check their registration status.
  • Reduces query handling.

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Online Nominations​

  • Reduced time for submission of nominations.
  • Increased participation.

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Online Voting​

  • Ballot design as per client specifications.
  • Secrecy of ballot

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Live Voting

  • In real time from any location
  • Legally compliant
  • Valid results in minutes
  • Increased participation by absent members
  • Cost saving

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Security

Data Protection (POPI Act) – EISA is committed to act in accordance with the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) that came into effect on 1 July 2021.

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Manual Nominations and Voting​

  • Management of candidate nomination process including the calling, screening, and verification of nominations.
  • Voting onsite, postal or a combination of both.
  • Management of proxy registration.
  • Design of manual nomination forms and ballot papers, proxy forms and candidate election statements and electoral communication.

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Election Administration​

Tailormade to institutionalised Election Rules.

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Hybrid Processes

  • Voters participate onsite and via livestream.
  • Promotes inclusivity.

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Vetting of Candidates

  • As per constitutional Rules and Guidelines.
  • Elimination of unqualified candidates.

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Verification of Voters’ Roll

Compilation and certification of voter eligibility lists: both manually and electronically.

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Bulk Email and SMS Distribution​

Counter misinformation via social media.

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Vote Count

(FPTP or proportional representation or other)

  • Observers and/or auditing process.
  • Ensures integrity of results.

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Our Valued Clients

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Your expertise and dedication were instrumental in upholding the principles of transparency and democracy which are integral to our organisation

Amnesty International South Africa

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Thank you so much for the professional service rendered during our AGM.

Public Servants Association of South Africa

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I am particularly grateful
that your response was accompanied by an assurance to go out of your way to assist and a commitment to deliver a quality end product.

South African Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union (SACCAWU)

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AMCU has used the services of EISA to assist with our elections for several years.  Elections at regional and national level can often be a site of great contestation.  EISA has always served us with professionalism and courtesy, and EISA bring a high level of credibility and trustworthiness to our election processes on a consistent basis.

Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU)

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EISA provided and excellent service to the scheme. They are extremely knowledgeable and professional.

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Expertise & Capacity

BES has a panel of multi-lingual and professional electoral experts and officials with extensive cumulative electoral experience.  The panel is available to deliver services to clients anywhere within South Africa and the SADC region.

Pricing

Our fees depend on the clients’ specifications. We structure our clients’ electoral processes to meet their requirements at cost effective rates.

Interested in our Balloting & Electoral Services?

Get in touch with us today in order to discuss how best we can assist your company.

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Crystal Africa

BES, Senior Programme Officer

Crystal Africa is currently the BES Senior Programme Officer at EISA. The BES Unit, under Crystal’s management won the ‘Champion for innovation’ at the World Summit on Information Service (WSIS) 2020. A proud graduate of Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia, and Cape Peninsula University of Technology  (CPUT). With over 15 years’ experience in electoral project management, she is inspired to support organisations across all sectors to deliver credible elections and ensure sound governance structures.  Prior to working at EISA, she was Manager: Student Governance and Leadership Development at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN).

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Riana Henley

BES, Project Coordinator 

Riana Henley is currently the Balloting and Electoral Services (BES) Project Co-ordinator based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her interest in issues relating to elections, democracy and governance led her to work with the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) from 2015. Riana is part of the BES team who won the World Summit on Information Service (WSIS) Prize 2020 for innovation in the use of ICT in managing elections. She continues to contribute to the credibility and legitimacy of organizational elections by providing impartial and professional electoral administration and support.