The 2019 election's partial endorsements

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- dailymaverick.co.za | 5 days ago

Politicians and policy-makers should take note of this composite set of trends, as they contemplate the sobering sets of results that all three main political parties achieved: the African National Congress down by five percentage points to an all-time national low of just under 58%, the Democratic Alliance stagnating in the early twenties, and the Economic Freedom Fighters growing but not nearly at a rate that delivers prospects for becoming a majority party.

These three mandates are silent about that large body of voices that did not enter the electoral arena.

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