PA accused of flouting electoral code after making inroads in DA strongholds
‘In Swartland, the PA were dishing out beers to whoever they could find on the streets and there was a truck full of food parcels,’ DA Western Cape leader Tertuis Simmers said
The Patriotic Alliance (PA) has been accused of flouting the Electoral Commission of SA’s (IEC’s) code of conduct following a series of inroads in DA strongholds during municipal ward by-elections.
The PA has denied the allegations, saying they arose from the fact that the party was becoming a “headache” and an alternative to the DA, SA’s official opposition party, ahead of the provincial and national elections in 2024. Analysts have predicted the PA would be a significant role player especially in the DA stronghold of Western Cape...
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