ANC not telling the truth about Midvaal - James Lorimer

James Lorimer
15 March 2011

DA MP says ruling party has bussed in supporters to register in municipality

Midvaal: ANC not telling the truth

The ANC in Gauteng says it is trying to take over Midvaal "democratically and fairly".

This is not true. What it is has done is bus in people from outside Midvaal and register them under false addresses, creating "ghost voters".

But don't take the DA's word for it. E-TV visited the areas in question, spoke to the residents, and witnessed the vacant lots of land where - according to the voters roll - people were supposed to be living.

See for yourself by viewing the news clip below.

Under the DA, service delivery to all citizens in Midvaal has been outstanding. This was confirmed by Gauteng's ANC-controlled provincial government, which found Midvaal to be the best run municipality in the province.

It stands apart from the maladministration, poor infrastructure, lack of delivery and corruption that seems to define almost every municipality under the ANC's control.

On 18 May, those people who are legally registered to vote will decide who should control Midvaal. The ANC's desperation suggests it knows it has a problem. And it's a big one. The people of Midvaal don't want what the ANC has to deliver, because all it delivers is mismanagement.

They want the continued excellent service delivery that DA government has always provided.

Statement by James Lorimer MP, DA Shadow Minister of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, March 15 2011

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'We are very serious about taking over Midvaal, democratically and fairly,' ANC Gauteng secretary David Makhura told reporters in Johannesburg. '(The DA) campaign has always been about keeping the Midvaal white. The workers who live on farms and plots in Midvaal have been disenfranchised by the DA in previous elections. Many of them have often been sent home by their racist employers at election time so that they don't vote in the area,' he claimed."
Sapa, March 15 2011


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...and here we go again. Same game, same region, same cartel, new actors.

I read recently that the disgraced Zim Registrar General (Tobaiwa MUDEDE) was in SA in consultative co-operastion with SA's Home Affairs & SA . .more

by John Austin on March 15 2011, 17:10
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The end game is now known
Well, we are left in no doubt about the matter. When the ANC is eventually faced with an electorate that rejects them, they will not shrink from doctoring the vote with false election rollls, ghost voters, bussed voters. It only took 17 years to . .more

by Jonah on March 16 2011, 00:20
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Communist tricks

As the ANCpf puppet says at the end, the ANCpf is DETERMINED to win the area.

So determined that they need ghost voters. They are all one big corrupt mess from shagga 783 down.

by mike on March 16 2011, 06:59
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Excellent. . Having thrown non racialism out of the window, the ANC wants to do the same with democracy. Viva Gaddafi, Viva !

by witbooi on March 16 2011, 08:39
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Instead of doing what needs to be done in the constituencies ANC is in charge of , they go to enormous lengths to regain control of those few outside their net.

I am ashamed of my fellow brothers and sisters who vote for this once great . .more

by DM on March 16 2011, 09:08
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