DA's Mmusi Maimane and EFF say no need for re-elections in SA

DA's Mmusi Maimane and EFF say no need for re-elections in SA

Leader of the Democratic Alliance Mmusi Maimane does not see the need for a total re-election in South Africa. This sentiment is echoed by the EFF, who says they have faith in the IEC despite allegations of 'double voting'.

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Mmusi Maimane does not agree with smaller political parties who are calling for a re-elections.

The Democratic Alliance leader is satisfied with the audit announced by the IEC yesterday.

Godrich Gardee, EFF secretary-general, has also confirmed that the party does not support claims that the election was not free and fair, reports Eyewitness News.

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Speaking as the results are streaming in, Gardee said the party has faith in the IEC:

"We have never lost confidence in the IEC. We can’t cast aspersions on a very important institution."

Briefly.co.za reported yesterday that a group of smaller political parties had denounced the results of the elections, demanding a re-do.

Parties such as the African Transformation Movement, BLF and the National Freedom Party claimed that the media had only covered the three main parties and demanded a grant for smaller parties who found it difficult to campaign.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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