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The South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR) has released the second part of its comprehensive survey of voters. The results show that 41% of those who have heard of the proposed policy of land expropriation without compensation "somewhat" or "strongly" oppose it. Only 30% of those who have heard of it "somewhat" or "strongly" support the policy. The ANC announcement that it is planning amend the constitution to make it clear that land can be expropriated without compensation has been the subject of intense debate. This is the first survey to test voter opinions on the matter. Here are the main findings, according to the IRR: • 27% of all voters have not heard of expropriation without compensation; • 41% of all voters who have heard of expropriation without compensation, “somewhat” or “strongly” oppose the policy; • 30% of all voters who have heard of expropriation without compensation, “somewhat” or “strongly” support the policy; • 51% of all voters believe an alternative to...

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