Fewer than 30% of South Africans made a decision on Monday, 1 November. That decision has seen the ANC’s support at local government level plummet to about 46%. This is the poorest showing the ruling party has ever seen.
The elections saw only 12 million — 46% — of the 26.2 million registered voters turn up at the polls, the lowest voter turnout since 1994.
Unlock this story – and all our journalism – for just R2/month*
Our actual Black Friday deal is on until Monday 29 November.
Subscribers get access to all our best journalism, subscriber-only newsletters, events and a weekly cryptic crossword.
*R250/quarter after your first three months.