One-party dominance, racial cleavages and decreasing voter turnout

SOURCE: Electionsynopsis
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2004
TITLE AUTHOR(S): M.Roefs
KEYWORDS: ELECTIONS, POLITICAL PARTIES, RACIAL SEGREGATION
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 2613

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Abstract

Recent opinion polls suggest that he third term of democratic governance will be dominated by the ANC, the political affiliation remains strongly related to race, and that voter turnout will significantly decrease. These three key findings concern heated debates and controversies over the consolidation and sustainability of South Africa's ten year old democracy.