Global Implications of the Local Governmental Elections in South Africa

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Global Research, August 09, 2016
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African National Congress remains dominate party over two decades after democratic transformation

Perhaps the most observed local elections in decades were held in the Republic of South Africa on August 3.

In final results of this poll the ruling African National Congress (ANC) gained 54 percent of the vote to the opposition party the Democratic Alliance (DA) 26 percent. In actual percentages the ANC won twice as many votes as the DA and many more times as the putative ultra-left Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), which garnered approximately eight percent.

With 100% of results transmitted, the official breakdown from the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) is follows:

Africa National Congress (ANC)

Councils won = 175

Seats = 5,124

Votes = over 16 million (53.91% support)

Democratic Alliance (DA)

Councils won = 23

Seats = 1,729

Votes = over 8 million (26.89% support)

Economic Freedom…

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4 thoughts on “Global Implications of the Local Governmental Elections in South Africa

      1. Well said Ron, as always.
        Humanity has been duped for centuries, and ‘they’ scoff.
        It is simpler to lie to the people than to convince them that they have been lied to.
        The illusion of choice.
        We are bringing the wall down however.
        Peace to you and yours. B

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