Indicative by-election in Bonteheuwel and Valhalla Park a slow burner

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The Incy Wincy College, one of the voting stations for the Bonteheuwel/ Valhalla Park by-election [email protected]? pic.twitter.com/UMEAUc0w2e— Jan Gerber (@gerbjan) January 16, 2019For the most part, there wasn't much conflict between the parties and their supporters, apart from the DA, which lodged a complaint with the Independent Electoral Commission, claiming the ACDP provided people with vouchers for food that they would receive on Saturday in exchange for their votes.

 The ACDP said on its official Twitter account: "Actually we have always distributed food. I don't see anything said about only if we win.

We will certainly investigate. We don't buy votes ever.

"Actually we have always distributed food , I don’t see anything said about only if we win. We will certainly investigate , we don’t buy votes ever .

— ACDP South Africa (@A_C_D_P) January 16, 2019The candidates contesting the by-election are the ACDP's Charmaine Malgas, ANC's Bazoya Mtini, DA's Theresa Thompson, the Democratic Independent Party's Kenneth Brookes and the EFF's Theresa Jafta.

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