The EFF is looking at 14% national growth during the much-anticipated vote on Wednesday, and the economic heartland of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal are provinces expected to do the heavy lifting. The far-left political party, which emerged as kingmakers during the 2016 local government elections, said it was looking at maintaining its opposition status in Limpopo and North West.It described its national election campaign as having been positive and the party was hopeful it would translate into votes for the red berets come May 8.

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