Images that seemed to indicate voters separated based on race went viral on social media and Briefly.co.za shared the general consensus here.
Briefly.co.za published an article on Wednesday relating to controversial footage shared via social media.
The tweets shared indicated that IEC officials were separating voters based on race.
The post went viral, but the article published by Briefly.co.za provided greater clarity and included the explanation provided by provincial electoral officer, Courtney Sampson.
Sampson explained that this particular station in the Western Cape separated voters based on whether they had registered or not.
The final split was coincidental, rather than sinister.
However, it seems most of Mzansi refused the explanation based on the fiery response shared.
Constance Molise said, “In this day and age, bull.”
Reuben Thabang added: "I request that All Blacks who voted for DA, must not complain about this incident, in fact they must be proud about it and must also try hard to defend it.”
Zodwa Ndebele commented, “Apartheid reloaded, imagine those who just voted for the PATHETIC ANC & DA sies.”
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However, there were a handful of readers who took the IEC feedback into account.
Andrew Rowe said, “Admin - you will notice that not many of the commentators have read the article, they are the same immature electorate that will once again deliver power to the ANC off the back of total ignorance.”
Hans Dumas added, “What has party politics to do with this action. Most of the IEC personal are black and most probably a supporter of one of the mentioned parties.”
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