2019 national elections: Which parties are fighting for your vote?

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Forty-eight political parties are expected to contest the national elections on May 8.

 According to Sy Mamabolo, chief electoral officer of the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC), this is 19 more than the number of parties that contested the 2014 general elections. #IECcodeOfConduct leaders of the different political parties waiting to take their pledge & sign the code of conduct - 48 of them @TeamNews24 pic.twitter.com/9zsnxwUzWi— Matshidiso Madia (@tshidi_lee) March 20, 2019The various parties signed the IEC code of conduct in Gallagher Estate in Midrand on Wednesday.

 "The code holds contesting parties and candidates to a code of behaviour intended to promote conditions that are conducive to free and fair elections and creating a climate of tolerance, free political campaigning, and open public debate.

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