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'Voter turnout will determine who wins'

8 January 2019 11:16 AM
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Political analyst Ralph Mathekga says opposition parties have become more exposed ever since Ramaphosa took over.

With various surveys conducted to predict what the South African general election outcome will be in 2019, political analyst Ralph Mathekga says turnout on election day will determine who wins the elections.

READ: Why Ipsos polls shows increased support for ANC

The local government elections became more about the turnout and analysts believe this will also apply to the 2019 general elections.

As far as I am concerned the African National Congress (ANC) polling above 60%, I won't say its inaccurate, but I will say it will settle below 60%. There is time before the elections and a lot can happen.

Ralph Mothekga, political analyst

He adds that the ANC polling high shows that the opposition needs to rethink its politics. Mathekga adds that opposition parties have become more exposed after Ramaphosa took over.

Listen below to the full interview:


This article first appeared on 702 : 'Voter turnout will determine who wins'


8 January 2019 11:16 AM
Tags:
EFF
ANC
DA

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