2019 South African general election: Analysis and News

[LISTEN] Road to Elections 2019: Joanne Joseph and analysts reflect

As the 2019 elections draw to a close, 702's Joanne Joseph reflects on various aspects of this vote, including the mechanics of it, the personalities, as well as the parties that partook in what is said to be the most contested election.

In one instalment of the podcast series #RoadToElections, Joseph chats to chair of the department of political sciences at Unisa Prof Kealeboga Maphunye to explore the electorate and their voting patterns.

We have had a fairly consistent increase in the number of new voters. They might be registered but the key issue is, will they eventually mark the ballot box. The idea is not just to get them to register but to vote.

Kealeboga Maphunye,

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She also speaks to the Mapungubwe Institute’s Prof Susan Booysen who projected the ANC's potential win based on the reputation of one man - President Cyril Ramaphosa.

He symbolises what a new resurgent ANC is all about.

Susan Booysen, Professor - Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (Mistra)

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