During a municipal election, the radical EFF received only one vote.
However, the election was reckoned to be one of the lowest polling stations that has yet to be reported. Not even 10% of registered voters have made an attempt to go to the polls.
Of the 453 registered voters, only 45 had arrived at the ballot box. The ANC has received 24 votes, the DA 17, Cope 3 and EFF 1. The ANC has now taken over the seat of the DA. Despite the fact that the ANC now has the seat, it represents only more than 5% of voters, which means that 94% of voters do not support the ANC, and once again raise questions about the so-called democratic system.
Before the election, and after the resignation of the DA councilor, who had moved to the coast, there was serious division within the DA, which many voters had decided not to support the party again.
Not only did the white voters not appear at the ballot box, but also black voters did not vote in large numbers.
Before the election, the EFF also tried to invest a meeting with the Waterberg DLU of TAU SA, because they wanted to recruit among farm workers. TA SA informed that he would only consider a meeting if the EFF would acknowledge that the farmers are the legal landowners. The EFF threatened to report TAU SA to the Independent Electoral Commission (OVK). It did not at least impress LTL SA and informed the EFF that they were not in a meeting with them and that the EFF should not expect TAU SA assistance as long as they consider the farmers as thieves killed must be
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