BDP's Popular Vote Slightly Goes Up

BDP's popularity has gone up. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
BDP's popularity has gone up. PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Political analysts say the Botswana Democratic Party’s (BDP) popularity has grown compared to opposition parties.

They say this year’s election shows that the BDP has appealed to more people as compared to 2014. “The BDP had a sympathy vote from people because of the former president Ian Khama.

People were not happy with the fact that Khama was interfering in President Mokgweetsi Masisi’s leadership,” analyst Lesole Machacha said.

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