SA politics is about race, but the shift is beginning

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IOL – 20 May 2011

Scratch the surface of South African politics and it remains a race issue. Most black people vote for the
ANC and most white people vote for the DA. Coloured people and Indians have tended to divide their vote pretty much between these two main parties. Most coloured and Indian people now appear to have shifted, in Wednesday’s municipal polls, to the DA and other opposition parties.