Digwa Disputes Election Results

Sam Digwa. PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG
Sam Digwa. PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG

RAKOPS: After losing the 2019 general elections in Boteti West Sam Digwa of the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) says he is willing to contest for the fourth time.

Digwa lost to incumbent Slumber Tsogwane of the Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) at the just ended 2019 general elections. Digwa won by 6,713 votes while Tsogwane notched 7,006. Michael Molatlhiwa of the Alliance for Progressives attracted 344 votes.

Ahead of last week’s elections many opined that Tsogwane was skating on thin ice. In 2014 Tsogwane won by 5,790 while Digwa got 5,549 votes. The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) then salvaged 622 votes.

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