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Here Is How Loadshedding Is Negatively Impacting The Elections

Pretoria – The Electoral Commission of South Africa is yet to affirm if the sluggish speed in the counting of votes for the time being on Tuesday could be ascribed to stack shedding. 

On Tuesday, Chief Electoral Officer Sy Mamabolo showed that the Commission was anticipating that some areas in the country should be exceptionally impacted by blackouts. 

By 7am on Wednesday, just 58% of votes were counted. 

This was as an unmistakable difference to the IEC's affirmation that all votes would have been counted by 12 PM. 

In spite of the fact that Eskom stopped its stage 2 burden shedding plan at 5am on Wednesday, it is indistinct what the effect has been or on the other hand if South Africans can expect one more round of blackouts. 


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The considering anyway proceeds with the IEC competitions to finish counting. 

The most recent figures on the live board at the National Results Operation Center demonstrate that the ANC was still leading the pack with the board mirroring the accompanying figures: 

ANC - 46.42% 

DA - 22.25% 

EFF - 10.09% 

As far as committees, the ANC held 75 of them up to this point, the DA, 21 chambers. 


In Limpopo, the ANC had effectively outperformed the 60% imprint 

The equivalent applied in the Eastern Cape, where the party was sitting with 65.53 percent of elector support. 

In the Western Cape, the DA was all the while holding solidly to initially put with 53.44 percent followed by the DA with 19.29 percent of citizen support. 

There are additionally around 35 draped districts with Nelson Mandela Bay in the Eastern Cape and the City of Ekurhuleni in Gauteng being some of them. 

The outcomes that have streamed in so far have additionally been a marker that gatherings might need to start off genuine alliance talks and some convincing to oversee in certain regions.

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Commission Electoral Commission of South Africa Pretoria Sy Mamabolo


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