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Which party will woo the 2.2 million undecided voters? Here’s what the data says

News24 explains the three key factors that will influence the 2.2 million undecided voters in the upcoming SA Elections 2019, according to the latest South African Citizens Survey (SACS) data. These factors are: (1) Political party and political leader preferences (2) Party alignment with solving priority issues (3)...

Over 2 million voters still undecided, say CT-based researchers

Andisiwe Makinana mentions in this TimesLive article that the country's 2.2 million undecided voters will be swayed by political party and political leader preferences, how those parties plan to solve priority issues, and perceptions on who is to blame for the Eskom crisis. The country's 2.2...

The economics of low voter turnouts

Sharon Wood writes about the economics of low voter turnouts and how, according to the 2019 Q1 South African Citizens Survey (SACS) data, South Africans are seemingly disassociating specific leaders from their respective parties.   Voter fallout, particularly among youth voters, pose significant political and economic challenges...

It’s the Unemployment, Stupid

South Africa has a depressingly high rate of unemployment, and yet it has hardly featured as an issue in the 2019 election campaigns. This while more than half the country’s young people are unemployed, and probably unemployable, with the only option open to them anti-social...

#Elections2019: ANC takes 2% dip in new citizen poll

Marvin Charles explains insights from our latest Q1 South African Citizens Survey (SACS) data, including how load shedding has impacted upon the potential electoral performance of the ANC in the upcoming 8th May elections as well as how the EFF has been the principal beneficiary...

Stephen Grootes interview with Reza Omar regarding the SA voting dilemma

Reza Omar spoke to Stephen Grootes on SAfm Sunrise to explain some of the key Quarter 1 2019 South African Citizens Survey (SACS) insights, including how load shedding could affect voter behaviour, how issues at Eskom have resulted in an increased perception on corruption and...