Political parties push for a polling change
Both the ANC and the EFF have suggested SA should move to a single election rather than holding separate local, provincial and national ones. Not everyone agrees
Imagine a world in which SA goes to the polls only once every few years: one queue, but multiple votes. Imagine being spoilt for choice not just in terms of which political parties to vote for, but which of a number of candidates, too, with independents on the ballot as well. Picture making your mark for democracy on at least four ballot sheets on that day: for national, provincial and local government representatives and a local ward councillor.
With so much choice, it would be a potentially exhausting exercise of democracy...