JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa will hold parliamentary elections sometime between May 7 and August 5 next year, the electoral commission said on Wednesday, raising the likelihood of a vote in May which is the preference of President Cyril Ramaphosa.
The commission briefed the media on its preparations and set out timelines for a vote that will elect a new national assembly and determine the next president.
Ramaphosa, who has the final say on the election date, has previously said he would like a vote before the end of May.
Reporting by Joe Brock; Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg
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