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Political parties fight for final 10%

Political parties are battling for the votes of less than 10% of undecided voters. IPSOS Markinor...

A political party representative signs the IEC's electoral code of conduct pledge in Cape Town. Picture: Janine Willemans/Eyewitness News

Political parties are battling for the votes of less than 10% of undecided voters.

IPSOS Markinor found that by the end of last year, one in every ten South Africans had yet to decide who they would vote for.

Political analyst Mari Harris said there were still swing votes that political parties were fighting for.

Eyewitness News spoke to Capetonians to find out whether they were undecided about who to vote for with just over a month to go before the elections.

“We did the study at the end of last year and at that stage between 8 and 10% of South Africans hadn’t made up their minds as to who they will vote for, so there is definitely room for political parties to still influence people,” she explained.

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