Civil society organisation My Vote Counts (MVC) has threatened legal action should President Cyril Ramaphosa sign legislation likely to give the ANC a greater share of the available funding for political parties and independent representatives.

The Electoral Matters Amendment Bill was passed by the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) last week and sent to the president for assent. It will change the formula for the funding of political parties, giving the largest party by numbers in parliament a greater portion of funding from parliament. ..

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