Civics (Civil organisations, such as but not limited to Ratepayers and Residents Associations and in South Africa kgotlas (meetings of all villagers) ) have a voice in the affairs of local and national government through the use of two databases and a Citizens’ Forum.

The manner of this involvement in Service Delivery and Accountable Government and in the Legislative Process are outlined in the Electoral Reform policy page:

https://ddforum.co.za/policies/electoral-reform