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South Africa: Candidates contesting national and provincial elections
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The number of candidates contesting the national and provincial elections since 1999
How to cite this data
Electoral Commission of South Africa via Outlier Insights
Data notes
Data is updated every 5 years. Data for the 2024 candidates is from a 16 April press release.
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