Final Election Outlook 7 May 2019
With service delivery in the spotlight over the last few months, the most important post-1994 election in South Africa’s history will take place on Wednesday 8 May 2019 and, in spite of the electorate’s unhappiness about service delivery and other issues, it is unlikely that the low turnout figure and the phenomenon of ANC “stay-away voters” of the local government elections of August 2016 will be repeated.
Popular Opinions about our 3 biggest parties
A number of South African voters are still deciding which party to vote for in the national and provincial elections and it is clear that opinions about the three biggest parties differ widely. For some perspective we can look the most popular opinions about each, expressed in the latest Ipsos Pulse of the People™.
Election Outlook 2019
Ongoing and high-profile service delivery protests have been an important feature of the run-up to the National and Provincial elections on 8 May 2019. Moreover, uncertainty about which political party or parties to choose and diminished trust in political parties and political leaders have also made headlines.
Gender Equality Around the World
A new global study conducted by Ipsos in collaboration with the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership at King’s College London and International Women’s Day finds the majority of men agree that that women won’t achieve equality without their support but half believe they are expected to do too much to support women’s equality.
Global study finds high levels of concern about ageing and paints a negative picture for later life.
Globally, just one in three (33%) are looking forward to old age. There are some significant differences between countries, with some feeling much more positive about old age These are the findings of a recent global poll exploring attitudes and opinions towards old age. Since this survey is administered online, the South African views represented here are not of the population as a whole but of those with regular access to the Internet.