Tracey-Lee Arends and Robin Janse consider themselves Bredasdorp's own Romeo and Juliet because they both have opposing political views. She was born and raised as a staunch ANC supporter, while he is a loyal DA voter.
The 28-year-old Arendse said that she still loves her man even though he makes bad decisions.
The pair have been dating for over a year, according to News24. The 32-year-old Janse said that they rarely argue about anything other than politics.
"She won't listen to me when I try to explain to her why I vote for Team Blue. She just goes on and on about the drought and says the DA made her buy water, ignoring that her party is full of corruption."
Arends on the other hand argued that her support of the ANC is consistent.
"Because of them, I have a house. I have work and we have freedom. What has the DA done for me? Nothing. So I will support the party that has improved my life."
Meanwhile, a 71-year-old amputee has gone the extra mile and asked to be pushed in her wheelchair so she can go cast her vote today. Briefly.co.za reported that Nothuthuzelo Xabendlini who lives in Gamalakhe township in Port Shepstone was meant to vote at home, but her name was not on the list of special voters. She was not deterred, however, and made the journey to her nearest voting station. She said she was determined to use her right to vote and asked a family member and a neighbour to transport her to the IEC station at Gamalakhe Library.
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