BDP to win by outright majority

BDP president Mokgweetsi Masisi PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
BDP president Mokgweetsi Masisi PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

The eventuality of a hung Parliament in next week's general elections does not exist because the disunity of the opposition will deliver the BDP an outright majority to form a government, writes TITUS MBUYA

The phrase “hung parliament” has been used in this year’s election cycle more than ever before. The term is used in legislatures that follow the Westminster system, such as Botswana’s, to describe a situation in which no particular party has an “absolute majority” of legislators in parliament.

Absolute majority or “outright majority” is a situation in which one political party wins more than half of the total seats in parliament in a general election.

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