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2020 Proactive disclosure of information and elections in South Africa

The objective of the report was to assess the extent of compliance with the Guidelines by the eight stakeholder categories in the run-up to,...

2020 Support vector regression and beta distribution for modeling incumbent party for presidential elections

The present paper aims to model, predict, and explain presidential election results using selected quarterly macroeconomic indicators, i.e.,...

2020 Reflections on the 2019 South African general elections: quo vadis?

The volume engages questions on land, election campaigns, voter turnout, voter apathy, and how opposition parties will be forced to co-exist...

2019 Looking good on paper: a qualitative study of ballot paper design and political party identification in South Africa

The Electoral Commission of South Africa commissioned the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) to review the ballot paper used in national...