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'Small political parties have kingmaker power in municipal elections'

22 October 2021 1:52 PM
Tags:
local government elections
2021 local elections
small parties

Ray White speaks to political analyst Susan Booysen about the power of small political parties in the upcoming local government elections.

With nine days to go before the local government election, political parties are out and about campaigning.

The 2021 elections have seen an increase in small political parties and independent candidates.

Ray White, standing in for Mandy Wiener, speaks to political analyst Susan Booysen.

The small parties have the kingmaker power and they can do a lot if they are prepared to go in a principled way with policy commitment they can really do a lot.

Susan Booysen, Political analyst

We have seen small political parties who have been kingmakers and have been able to bargain for their communities and make sure specific services are delivered.

Susan Booysen, Political analyst

Listen to the full interview below:




22 October 2021 1:52 PM
Tags:
local government elections
2021 local elections
small parties

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