Poll Results Bear Surprises, Reflection for South African Parties

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- allafrica.com | 4 months ago

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane has said his party has to examine how it lost support to the Freedom Front Plus whose surprise success at the polls placed it as the fifth-largest party in the country.

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) claimed more than 1. 2 million votes nationally which EFF deputy president Floyd Shivambu said was an impressive sign of growth compared to the African National Congress' and the DA's "stagnant" numbers.

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