- The ANC's latest internal poll predicts that the party will retain control of Gauteng
- It also showed DA support in the province decreasing significantly
- As a result of the poll, the ANC has expressed confidence that they will win a majority of the votes on Gauteng
A recent ANC internal poll predicts that the party will win Gauteng with 56% of the vote.
The also puts the DA's support at 17% and the EFF's at at 11%.
Additionally, the poll indicated that Cyril Ramaphosa was more popular among voters than the ANC as a whole.
The findings of this poll stand in stark contrast to the DA's internal poll, which suggested that the DA would received 38% of the Gauteng vote while the ANC would receive 44%.
Slightly different figures were also provided by the IRR's most recent poll, which showed a dip in support for the ANC in Gauteng as well as a decrease in DA support in the Western Cape.
According to News24, the ANC's poll was based on face-to-face interviews with 1826 Gauteng residents.
Notably, however, the survey suggested that up to half of all voters in Gauteng were not loyal to any specific party and that their vote was essentially up for grabs, even with the election just around the corner.
Despite the conflicting polls, the ANC has expressed confidence that will win power in Gauteng. The party's provincial head of elections, Lebogang Maile, predicted that the ANC would win the province with an "overwhelming majority", Briefly.co.za has gathered.
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