Early LGE 2021 results on Wednesday indicate that the Democratic Alliance (DA) has emerged victorious in Phoenix, in Durban, despite the controversy of messaging on its election campaign posters in the area.
Results on Wednesday morning, which the Electoral Commission (IEC) is yet to confirm, show that the party has retained the eThekwini Municipality’s 48 and 49 wards.
Last month, the DA came under fire after it put up controversial election posters in Phoenix.
LGE 2021 | DA emerges victorious in Phoenix
“I think the reason why we’ve done so well here is, you know, it’s not very different from why we’ve done well elsewhere. Chatsworth, for example, we’ve done almost the same thing. All the wards there have been won by the DA. Our track record is getting better and people are starting to wake up to that reality,” says Hanief Hoosen, DA constituent agent.
The DA has emerged victorious in Phoenix, Durban, despite the controversy of messaging on its election campaign posters in the area. Early results which the Electoral Commission is yet to confirm show the party has retained the eThekwini Municipality’s 48 and 49 wards #SABCNEWS
— SAfm news (@SAfmnews) November 3, 2021
Steenhuisen defends DA election posters in Phoenix during march against water shortages
SABC Reporter Jayde-leigh Paulse says @Our_DA has surprisingly garnered the most votes in Phoenix KZN even with the controversial posters.#FirstTakeSA#SABCNews #ElectionResults2021 pic.twitter.com/PQWOLV7EaH
— #FirstTakeSA ? (@FirstTakeSA) November 3, 2021