Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Up to 18% Dropoff of Voter Turnout

Political anlayst says us many as 18% fewer votes may have been cast in this election, with the biggest dropoff among black voters. From 48 percent voter participation in 2006, a little over 40% of the electorate may have cast the vote today.

via SABC TV2 Political Newscentre Cape Town

If so this would surely be a "vote" of no confidence in the performance of elected officials. More to follow on this item from this correspondent.

Babasizwe, from Johannesburg

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