The DA will host its 2023 Gauteng East Regional Congress tomorrow, Saturday, 22 July 2023. This congress marks another occasion on which democracy will be celebrated. With almost 300 delegates casting their votes for key party positions, the party seeks to ensure a constitutional right to fair and open elections.
Attendees of the congress include current DA Gauteng Leader, Solly Msimanga and other senior political figures in Gauteng. At the Regional Congress, various leadership positions for the DA Gauteng East Region will be contested and a race for key positions within the party will be decided by a democratic vote.
The positions that will be elected on the day are as follows:
- Regional Chairperson;
- Regional Senior Vice Chairperson;
- Regional Secretary;
- Regional Membership Chairperson;
- Regional Training Chairperson;
- Regional Finance Chairperson;
- Regional Delegates to the Provincial Executive Committee; and
- Regional Delegates to Federal Council
Internal elections are a testament to any party’s conviction to their own, and the South African constitution. South Africans deserve better, and with the 2024 elections around the corner, effective public representation and a commitment to constitutionalism will be more important than ever.
Members of the media are hereby invited to attend the event of which the details are below:
Date: Saturday, 22 July 2023
Time: 9:00 – 14:00
Venue: Barnyard Theatre, Emperor’s Palace
There will be opportunities for interviews and photographs before, during and after the congress.