Hein Kaiser
4 minute read
9 Oct 2021
7:20 am

Voters irked by big parties

Hein Kaiser

The big players are the ANC, the Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), with ActionSA as the dark horse, it seems.

Picture: Twitter/@IECSouthAfrica

The November municipal elections in just over three weeks time may be a watershed event for political parties. It could be anyone’s gain – if online sentiment, conversations and activity are anything to go by. The outcomes are in real time and may change week on week as the polls draw nearer. But generally, South Africans are gatvol, not just by the lack of service delivery, but also of the political establishment that keeps serving up more of the same. There is a party-agnostic tide sweeping across the net, with opportunities for the party that’s able to sell change, quickly....