This election update has several articles on the events of the elections in each province in South Africa. The articles were written by several authors. Dirk Kotze discussed the Election phase in 2004. Rod Alence wrote about the 2004 elections and democratic governance in South Africa. Sydney Letsholo discussed how the voting process proceeded in Gauteng. Michael O’Donovan reviewed the voting process in the North West province. Kholofelo Mashabela’s article is entitled : Fair play in Limpopo, the voting process. Dr Laurence Piper discussed the election process in Kwazulu Natal. The article is entitled: Still waters run deep - the settling in of liberal-democracy in KZN. Shauna Mottiar wrote about the IFP losing Kwazulu Natal. Angelique Harsant and Willem Ellis’s article is entitled : A review of election day in the Free State with reference to polling stations, ballots, election materials and counting. Dr Makhetha discussed the election phase 2004. Dr Cheryl Hendricks wrote about conducting credible elections in Western Cape. Kenny Hlela examined the performance of the IEC in the Northern Cape. Thabisi Hoeane’s article is about The Electoral Process in the Eastern Cape. Thabo Rapoo wrote about The Election phase in Mpumalanga – polling stations, ballot boxes and other logistics.