Party scores landslide win in 2019 by-election

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- news24.com | 3 weeks ago

THE National Freedom Party (NFP) secured a landslide victory in the by-election for Ward 7 last week — paving the way for its leader, Godfrey Mavundla, to become the ward councillor in Umvoti Municipality.

Supporters of the NFP ululated and danced to celebrate their victory after the party snatched Ward 7 from the ANC — one of the ruling party’s crucial breeding grounds in the province. The NFP cleaned out other political parties in the three voting stations — sending its opponents into jitters.

The NFP scooped 1 793 votes, or 56.

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