Keeping the ANC in the pound seats?
The ruling party is working on draft laws that will, among other things, move hung councils from a mayoral to a collective committee system. It may bring some stability to local councils, but opposition parties are pushing back
A draft law is in the works to ensure that all hung municipalities move from a mayoral executive system to government by a collective executive committee.
This will mean hung municipalities being run by a committee in which parties are represented on a proportional basis: the party that receives the largest number of votes will receive the most seats on the executive committee...
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