South Africa's ruling ANC cruising to Direct in vote

- | 8 months ago

The main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance has received nearly 22 percent of the vote so far, about the exact same share it received in the elections.

Left-wing Economic Freedom Fighters, the populist improved its share of the vote. Since the turnout of eligible voters is 65%, down from 74 percent in the previous 2014 election voter also has been a factor.

Over 40 smaller parties also took part in the election and 31 parties have together lodged a complaint with the commission, complaining of irregularities and calling for an audit of the vote and a potential rerun of the election.

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