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15 July 2021

Survey shows support for local elections postponement

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Just over 60% of adults have supported the postponement of this year’s local government elections.

Findings from the University of Johannesburg (UJ) and Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) Covid-19 democracy survey show that nearly two-thirds (61%) of the public support postponing the 2021 local government elections. Of those who support postponement, just over half (52%) strongly support postponement, demonstrating that the public seem to have clear views on the issue of electoral postponement.

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