We asked, rather bluntly what party would
If elections were held tomorrow;
43% of the people surveyed would vote for Congress of the People (COPE). This will not give the Shikota faction of the Afrikan National Congress, or Castle Lite/Coke Light as some people would like to joke about it any
26% of respondents would vote for smaller parties (Pan Afrikanist Congress of
The ANC will get 21%, which means it can’t even form a government even if it seduced smaller parties. This will mean the ANC becomes the official opposition party with 84 seats. This will also translate into provinces like Eastern and
The DA will lose its official opposition status since it scored a weak 4% on the poll. 4% will not give it enough bargaining chip with COPE since COPE stands to get more muscle from smaller parties which despise the DA than from the DA itself. It means the DA is an endangered species. The DA and FF+ scored the same votes which means collectively they will have 32 seats, which will be 18 seats less what the DA alone currently has.
But more interesting was that on the online survey Inkatha Freedom Party, Independent Democrats and United Democratic Movement didn’t get any vote at all. Either this has to do with the technological sophistication of their voters, socio-economics, geo-politics or they are too tied down to provinces they stand no chance of creating national waves.
The survey had no margin of error because voters had an option of coming back after some few days and changing their vote. In a way they could cross the floor without informing the KEC (Kasiekulture Electoral Commission)
So, if this is the situation in