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South Africa: Campaign and Election Report

Report | October 1, 1994 | 285 pages

This report discusses in greater detail various aspects of the political environment in South Africa soon after South Africa’s first nonracial election, including the electoral framework, the independent electoral commission, campaign environment, and election and counting. It provides a background to the political negotiations that took place between the parties from mid-1990 to April 1994, describes each of the parties participating in the election and other parties of historical importance, offers perspectives on the endemic political violence, provides a comprehensive review of the election days and counting period, and discusses the election results.