Afrobarometer survey: Half of SA would vote for ANC if elections were tomorrow

According to a survey by Afrobarometer, half of South Africans say if elections were held today, they would vote for the ANC.

Speaking to Clement Manyathela, Gugu Nonjinge from Afrobarometer says when they do the surveys, they don't follow up questions to determine why they selected the ANC.

As much as we ask if they would vote for these political parties in the running, we do not ask follow up questions in terms of what are the reasons.

Gugu Nonjinge, Afrobarometer

M The majority of the people that say they would vote for the ANC come from rural South Africa.

Gugu Nonjinge, Afrobarometer

For the DA majority is coming from urban South Africa and its the same as the EFF.

Gugu Nonjinge, Afrobarometer

Nonjinge says the majority of young people say they would vote for the EFF...

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