'We are ANC, DA, EFF!' Registering to vote for the first time


- news24.com | 12 months ago

For others in her position, this would usually be a rather nondescript, bureaucratic event, to be sorted out in a few minutes.

But Williams found herself in the midst of the DA's campaign maelstrom.  DA leader Mmusi Maimane, DA provincial leader Bonginkosi Madikizela, candidate for the Western Cape premiership Alan Winde, DA MP and spokesperson on corruption Phumzile van Damme, DA Women's Network chairperson Nomafrench Mbombo, DA Western Cape deputy leader and MEC Albert Fritz and election campaign spokesperson on youth Luyolo Mphithi,  together with their media staff and other DA-supporters – altogether about 22 people in DA-blue – descended on Williams' house in 7th Avenue, Eastridge, Mitchells Plain, with the media in tow.

 Unfazed in the sudden glare of the media spotlight, and with Maimane's arm around her slender shoulders, Williams told the media she finds everything rather exciting and that she is looking forward to registering to vote for the very first time.

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