DA wants to win KZN in 2014

2012-03-17 21:06

Pietermaritzburg - The DA wants to win as many municipalities in KwaZulu-Natal as it can with a view to winning the province in the 2014 national election, party leader Helen Zille said on Saturday.

The DA increased their support with over 170 000 new DA voters between 2006 and 2011 in KwaZulu-Natal, Zille said in her speech prepared for delivery at the party's provincial congress in Ladysmith.

KwaZulu-Natal was the only province in South Africa where the ANC gained support during the last local election.

"Nowhere else in the country do so many people vote for opposition parties. More people in KwaZulu-Natal have already voted for a party other than the ANC than anywhere else in South Africa," she said.

She added that the DA wanted to be the official opposition in the province in 2014.

Read more on:    helen zille  |  pietermaritzburg  |  politics  |  elections 2014

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