Mzansi Shares Predictions for Upcoming 2024 Elections, Many Speculate on a Coalition

Mzansi Shares Predictions for Upcoming 2024 Elections, Many Speculate on a Coalition

  • Mzansi peeps will once again take to the voting polls to cast their votes in the 2024 South African general election
  • A new study conducted by the Social Research Foundation (SRF), shows that the ruling ANC continues to lose support
  • Briefly News asked netizens which political party they think will secure the most votes in the 2024 elections

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Who will reign as the ruling party in the 2024 South African general election? This is the question on many Saffas lips as the anticipated political event to elect a new National Assembly as well as the provincial legislature in each province.

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South Africans shared their views and predictions on the upcoming general elections. Image: David Turnley/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images
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According to a report by City Press, despite the ANC’s dwindling public support, opposition parties have been unable to capitalise on this and have been unable to gain the trust of those voters looking for an alternative.

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The Social Research Foundation (SRF) 2022 election database survey, conducted in July, indicates that if an election were to be held soon, the ANC would garner roughly 50% of the votes with a 66% voter turnout or 52% with a 56% voter turnout. The survey indicates that the DA would be the closest challenger with 25% in both the 56% and 66% voter turnout scenarios, while the EFF could get between 11% and 12%, BusinessTech reports.

Relatively new party, ActionSA would get 5%, the IFP would come in with 3%, the Freedom Front Plus would get 2%, and the UDM would get 1%.” ActionSA has gained a great deal of support in Soweto, according to the SRF poll

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Briefly News took to Facebook to ask netizens who they think will secure the most votes in the 2024 elections.

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The responses were many and based on various reasons. Check them out below:

Phindile Mlaba responded:

“Definitely not ANC.”

Abby Jefferson commented:

“I can already see the people's party going house to house registering the poor and promising them food parcels prior to those elections.”

Oupa Thela reacted:

“Opposition is very weak. ANC WILL TAKE THIS.”

Caswell Galileo wrote:

“The outdated ANC won't see the votes to rule the country again. ActionSA is the party that most people black and white are moving to currently. DA has many people running away from it. As for EFF they have lost the votes Already with their policies on foreign nationals. A definite coalition come 2024.”

Xolile Thamae replied:

“Not sure, but I doubt ANC will reach 50%. I smell coalition government.”

Ranther Clement Mokwetli commented:

“The ANC will still win the election because they rely on elderly people because elderly people are a formidable force in any elections. I think there must be a law that legislates all eligible citizens to participate in the elections. Failure to do so is punishable by the state with a fine or even a prison sentence. There are so many parasites who enjoy the service of the government that they don't vote for.”

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Balisa Mbasa said:

“DAA, because most people are not voting and ANC is breaking apart.”

Duduzane Zuma supporters rally behind him as he announces plans to run for presidency in 2024

In another story, Briefly News reported Scores of South African social media users have expressed their joy upon learning of Duduzane Zuma’s decision to run for the presidency in the 2024 national elections.

He paid the learners of Gatang Secondary School in Mamelodi, Tshwane a visit on Tuesday, where he shared the news during a speech and made it clear that the time for young people to assume positions of leadership had arrived.

“I’m a businessman and I’m now a politician. I’ll be standing for the presidency of South Africa in 2024. I’m making that very clear because the time has now come for young people to stand up,” said Duduzane in a video shared online.

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