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Briefing paper

BP6: Political party support in South Africa: Trends since 1994

Afrobarometer Briefing Paper No. 6
2 Jul 2003 South Africa
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How has the standing of South Africa’s political parties changed, especially in response to recent turmoil within regional party systems?

A recent Afrobarometer survey conducted from September-October 2002 offers some insights.  This survey reveals that despite the continued dominance of the African National Congress (ANC), support for all parties in South Africa has declined since 2000 in terms of respondents’ expressions of their voting intentions.