IFP picks up ANC Ward in Mtubatuba

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- dailymaverick.co.za | 3 days ago

Mtubatuba saw fierce contestation between the IFP and the ANC between the 2016 local government elections and the 2019 national and provincial elections.

The IFP first won a seat off the ANC to allow them to have the luxury of not relying on the outside support of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF). The ANC then took this luxury away from the IFP by winning a seat off them to ensure that the IFP’s continued control of Mtubatuba depended on both the DA and the EFF’s support.

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