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n African Journal on Conflict Resolution - Elections, constitutionalism and political stability in South Africa

Volume 4, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1562-6997

Abstract

The history of South Africa's electoral politics dates back to the mid-19th century. Historical familiarity with electoral procedures and the development of a strong party system helps to strengthen modern electoral politics. General elections under universal suffrage have been held three times, in 1994, 1999 and 2004. Good electoral administration has included a strong commitment to conflict mediation procedures, using the skills generated through trade union-based collective bargaining in earlier decades. Electoral reform to enhance parliamentary accountability constitutes the main policy challenge in this sphere today.

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2004-01-01
2019-12-16

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