Don’t wipe small parties off the electoral map

26 May 2024 - 00:00 By Lindiwe Mazibuko

When registered voters make the short journey from their homes or places of work to their voting station on Wednesday, two of the ballot papers they will be handed will be for the election of political parties or independent candidates to the National Assembly. The names of 70 political parties will appear on these two national ballots, representing only 18% of the 381 national-level political parties that initially registered with the IEC to contest the election...

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