The DA's campaign battle plan was simply wrong

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The DA's campaign battle plan was simply wrong William Gumede SHARE THIS 2019-05-19 07:00 South African main opposition party Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane (L) reacts at the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) Results Operations Centre on May 9, 2019 in Pretoria, South Africa.

- South African Presidents ruling ANC will retain its parliamentary majority after polls but with diminished support, complicating efforts to revive the embattled party and the countrys flagging economy, results showed on May 9, 2019. The African National Congress (ANC), in power since 1994, surged into the lead with nearly 57 percent after more than half the voting districts were officially tallied following May 8 vote.

(Photo by Phill Magakoe / AFP)The Democratic Alliance (DA), having the best opposition market it may ever get, performed worse in this election than in 1994.

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