Port Elizabeth - Voter registration will take place at the weekend in three Eastern Cape municipalities where by-elections will be held.
The three affected municipalities include Ward 21 in Mnquma Local Municipality, Ward 12 in Makana Local Municipality and Ward 10 at Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality.
According to the IEC, vacancies occurred due to the resignation of the ward councillors in Enoch Mgijima and Makana Municipalities while in the Mnquma Municipality a ward councillor passed away.
The wards in Enoch Mgijima and Makana were held by DA councillors while Mnquma Municipality was run by a late ANC councillor.
In the Mnquma Municipality, there are currently 3 846 registered voters, while there are 4 652 registered at Enoch Mgijima and 3 428 registered voters at Makana.