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LISTEN | The blame game: who is responsible for low voter turnout?

This year’s showing is ‘likely to be the lowest since SA’s first democratic elections’

Paige Muller

The National Results Operations Centre (ROC) is hard at work counting votes, but unfortunately there are not as many as expected.

Paul Berkowitz, director of The Third Republic, said this year’s voter turnout is likely to be the lowest SA has seen since its first democratic elections.

Official figures are not yet available, but many press conferences regarding results have raised concerns about low turnout and hurdles, with the Independent Electoral Commission bearing the brunt of criticism for the poor showing. ..

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