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Archived Polls

ANC national chairperson Baleka Mbete has said “the issue of a man’s kraal or a kraal of a family is a holy space” with reference to Nkandla. I think ...

  • She’s abusing African tradition to justify the unjustifiable (53%, 300 Votes)
  • It may be a holy space but that doesn’t mean taxpayers have to pay for it (43%, 242 Votes)
  • She has a point (4%, 24 Votes)

Total Voters: 566

Start Date: April 18, 2014 @ 9:03 am
End Date: No Expiry

President Jacob Zuma left behind agitated residents of Malamulele, who booed and threw their hands in the air when the ANC leader said their grievances would be attended to. I think ...

  • Zuma’s getting what he deserves (77%, 525 Votes)
  • It won’t be long before the ANC tries to spin the booing (13%, 90 Votes)
  • Booing is as pointless as not voting (7%, 45 Votes)
  • They are being unfair. Something is being done about their problems (3%, 26 Votes)

Total Voters: 686

Start Date: April 17, 2014 @ 9:57 am
End Date: No Expiry

“The EFF will win more than 50% of the vote,” Julius Malema has said in response to a question on Twitter about what the party “realistically” expected to achieve in the May 7 polls. I think ...

  • It’s possible (30%, 317 Votes)
  • The EFF will get 10% at most (26%, 275 Votes)
  • That’s not realistic (26%, 275 Votes)
  • Let’s wait and see (18%, 186 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,053

Start Date: April 16, 2014 @ 8:43 am
End Date: No Expiry

ANCYL national convenor Mzwandile Masina has apologised for his comment about two party stalwarts on photo-sharing site Instagram, saying he meant to write “who” and not “hoe”. I think ...

  • “Insult first, apologise later” seems to be the ANC Youth League’s motto (49%, 266 Votes)
  • Masina should be suspended and face disciplinary action (44%, 240 Votes)
  • It’s just a typo (7%, 42 Votes)

Total Voters: 548

Start Date: April 15, 2014 @ 9:13 am
End Date: No Expiry

Former intelligence minister Ronnie Kasrils says he is angry with President Jacob Zuma because of the “plague of corruption” bedevilling the ANC, and is spearheading the Sidikiwe! Vukani! Vote No! campaign. I think ...

  • Change can only be achieved if we vote (75%, 553 Votes)
  • There is no alternative to the ANC (13%, 96 Votes)
  • Spoiling ballots is pointless (12%, 90 Votes)

Total Voters: 739

Start Date: April 14, 2014 @ 11:11 am
End Date: No Expiry

EFF leader Julius Malema has ridiculed President Jacob Zuma, calling him a “domkop” (fool), while also apologising for his role in having former president Thabo Mbeki fired. I think ...

  • Well done to Malema for admitting his mistake (39%, 503 Votes)
  • His apology is too late; the damage is already done (35%, 461 Votes)
  • Malema should stop using insults to get his point across (26%, 336 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,300

Start Date: April 13, 2014 @ 12:07 pm
End Date: No Expiry

During a debate between the ANC, DA and Agang, ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe could not provide a “yes” or “no” answer when asked if the Nkandla report had dented the ANC’s imag. I think ...

  • He couldn’t answer the question because he’s run out of ways to spin the story (69%, 589 Votes)
  • Zuma should be in the line of fire, not Mantashe (23%, 196 Votes)
  • We should wait until all investigations are complete before jumping to conclusions (8%, 73 Votes)

Total Voters: 858

Start Date: April 12, 2014 @ 9:53 am
End Date: No Expiry

The event to mark the 21st anniversary of the murder of SACP and ANC leader Chris Hani degenerated into an electioneering circus when communist party boss Blade Nzimande used it to attack his political rivals. I think ...

  • No respect! (76%, 353 Votes)
  • Surely we can’t expect a politician not to campaign less than a month before the elections (14%, 67 Votes)
  • Hani would have approved (10%, 45 Votes)

Total Voters: 465

Start Date: April 11, 2014 @ 8:54 am
End Date: No Expiry

Statistician-General Pali Lehohla has blamed joblessness on poor education. I think...

  • For once, an honest assessment of the problem (44%, 181 Votes)
  • That’s not fair. Many factors lead to unemployment (23%, 94 Votes)
  • Fire the responsible ministers! (21%, 87 Votes)
  • It’s time ordinary citizens do their part to improve education (12%, 51 Votes)

Total Voters: 413

Start Date: April 10, 2014 @ 9:57 am
End Date: No Expiry