South Africa's ANC seen winning election but support sliding

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- reuters.com | 7 months ago

Wendell Roelf 5 Min ReadJOHANNESBURG/CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - The African National Congress faced its toughest electoral test on Wednesday as it sought to reverse a slide in support from voters frustrated by graft and racial inequalities a generation after it won power in South Africa’s first all-race poll.

An Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) offical assits a blind voter to cast her ballot at a polling station, during the South Africa's parliamentary and provincial elections, in Nkandla, South Africa, May 8, 2019. REUTERS/Rogan Ward South Africa is holding parliamentary and provincial elections amid frustration with a lack of progress 25 years after Nelson Mandela’s ANC swept to power at the end of white minority rule in 1994.

Queues built up at polling stations through the morning.

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