The EFF was the biggest winner in these elections. This is how it did it

- | 3 months ago

The EFF is without a doubt the biggest winner to step out of this week’s polls, which were a bloody arena for the governing party and the official opposition.

The party’s second national general elections saw the fighters walk off with a bounty of increased support across all provinces with the additional bonus of official opposition status in Mpumalanga. In the EFF’s maiden election it managed to become the second-highest ranking party in Limpopo and the North West.

The cherry on top would have been reaching the 2 million voter mark nationally but the party hovered just below at 1 900 000, an increase of around 700 000 votes from 2014.

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