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25 July 2013

Mashatile wants constituencies for MPs

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

African National Congress (ANC) Gauteng chairman Paul Mashatile has joined the growing call, especially among opposition parties, for electoral reform, saying that making government more accountable to its citizens was too important to be “left to others”.

The Democratic Alliance (DA) tabled a private member’s bill in Parliament in March, calling for electoral reform to allow for constituency-based representation.

Political newcomer Agang SA at its February launch also announced a signature campaign to bring about such reform.

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Source: Business Day Live (BDlive)

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)