Poll shows 6 out of 10 voters will choose ANC at elections

Poll shows 6 out of 10 voters will choose ANC at elections

- Recent results from a poll run by Ipsos have shown that 6 out of 10 South Africans will be voting for ANC at the 2019 elections

- The poll gleaned that 14% of registered voters would be voting DA

- The chair of the Department of Political Sciences, College of Human Sciences at UNISA said that SA citizens are becoming increasingly aware that they should be questioning the motives of political parties more seriously

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Global market and opinion research specialists, Ipsos, have released the results of a poll that asked registered South African voters which party they are planning to vote for in the upcoming election.

Ipsos has predicted another victory for the ANC for 2019, with 6 out of 10 South Africans planning on voting for the current ruling party.

The DA follows the ANC in the poll, with 14 percent.

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The poll found that 9% of voters said that they will be voting for EFF.

While many South Africans who took part in the poll knew exactly where they will be putting their mark on the ballot sheet, a whole 13% said that they would either not vote, not vote for a current party or were unsure of who to vote for, eNCA reported.

The chair of the Department of Political Sciences, College of Human Sciences at UNISA, Kealeboga Maphunye, commented that South African voters are more aware than ever of what is happening in the country.

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Maphunye went on to explain that many SA voters are realising the importance of thoroughly questioning the agenda and motives of political parties.

Briefly.co.za learned that in 2014, 62% of voters chose ANC, 22% chose the DA and 9% of South Africans went with EFF.

To find out more about the results of the Ipsos poll, watch below:

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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