If ANC loses Gauteng, its best bet is a coalition with DA - ISS analyst

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- news24.com | 3 weeks ago

Nationally, Cilliers believes that the ANC will amass 58% of the vote, the DA 22%, the EFF around 10%, and the remaining parties together will get around 9% of the vote.

'Intense battle of dominance'If the ruling party loses its majority in Gauteng, there would be a fierce fight within the ANC, Cilliers predicted. "There will be an intense battle of dominance of the traditionalist and reformist factions of the party [ANC]," Cilliers said.

He explained that the traditionalist faction includes the likes of ANC secretary general Ace Magashule, while the reformist faction is made up of those aligned to ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa.

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