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  • Local Government Elections 2016 Voting_day_1Local Government Elections 2016 On 3 August 2016, South Africans will vote for their local representatives in the 5th local government elections. These elections represent a critical contestation for power with new opposition parties and is the first time that the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will contest these elections. To ensure up to date coverage and analysis from civil ...