Democracy South Africa : Evaluating the 1999 Election

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Yvonne G. Muthien
HSRC Press, 1999 - Democracy - 134 pages
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The 1999 election presented the HSRC with a number of opportunities for conducting election studies. These included measuring the shift in public perceptions and support in the run-up to the election, and conducting the first ever exit poll.

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