Polling organisations and election analysts have applauded their efforts for exceptional accuracy in projecting the results of the groundbreaking general election.

In the lead-up to the national and provincial elections, organisations including market research company Ipsos, think-tanks such as the Social Research Foundation (SRF) and the Brenthurst Foundation, and Standard Bank and Wits University conducted surveys. These consistently indicated that the ANC’s support would dip below 50%. ..

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