The magic number 31

 Dumelang Saleshando PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Dumelang Saleshando PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

One does not need to be a Mathematician to know that politics is a game of numbers and this year’s magic number is 31. The number 31 is the amount of parliamentary seats needed to determine which party occupies the State House in October. Writes Mmegi Staffer SPIRA TLHANKANE

Speaking of October 2024, that is the month of the General Election and it ends on the 31st. Most months of the year have 31 days and besides October others are January, March, May, July, August and December.

That is just a fun fact but the delimitation exercise, which saw the number of constituencies being increased from 57 to 61, has made the number 31 a very important target for every political party.

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