Everything you need to know about SA’s elections
A round-up of election news, views and analysis from politicians, voters and commentators
GENEVIEVE QUINTAL: Frustration rather than apathy ...
Voters are staying away from the polls in huge numbers and see the political process as unable to bring real change
EFF wants its own mayor to run Tshwane, says Malema
DA and his party are also discussing power sharing in Johannesburg
NEWS ANALYSIS: DA’s problem could be critical, but the ANC’s is ...
Governing party is safe for another five years, but the evidence of its decline is inescapable, and Ramaphosa has his ...
GENEVIEVE QUINTAL: Domestos defeats the IEC’s indelible ink
The electoral commission is being forced to face up to complaints and logistical errors as parties lodge objections
ANTHONY BUTLER: Ramaphosa’s tasks: trim cabinet and stabilise the ANC
Having promised a downsizing, he has to think carefully about who to appoint without causing ructions in his party
The Visual Side
Trade Collective political economist Lebohang Pheko and Business Leadership SA Bonang Mohale discuss the elections with Business Day TV
Sunday Times parliamentary editor Thabo Mokone gives us his insight into what a coalition government entails and whether South Africans can expect a coalition government to form after the 2019 elections.
Wits University’s head of political studies, Daryl Glaser, talks Business Day TV about the May 8 general elections
Election results by province in 2014
Valid votes: 18,402,497
Spoilt votes: 252,274
Total votes: 18,654,771
Registered voters: 25,388,082
Turnout: 73.48 %