A senior advocate will look into the dispute over the election of the DA’s Natasha Mazzone as the second deputy chairwoman of the party’s federal council. It has also emerged that four DA provincial leaders have taken the party’s national leadership to task over Mazzone’s appointment as second deputy. Business Day understands that in addition to Khume Ramulifho writing to James Selfe about the matter, Western Cape leader Bonginkosi Madikizela, Free State leader Patricia Kopane, Gauteng leader John Moodey and KwaZulu-Natal leader Zwakele Mncwango have all raised concern about the issue with Selfe. Mazzone’s election has been in dispute because she was voted in before the DA’s constitution was amended to provide for a second deputy to Selfe, the chairman of its federal council. Her election was announced after the federal congress resolved that the position would be voted on at the next meeting of its federal council. Ramulifho, a member of the Gauteng legislature who ran for one of t...

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