It's a hung Parliament, damn it!

Boko, Butale, Masisi and Gaolatlhe. PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES
Boko, Butale, Masisi and Gaolatlhe. PIC: THALEFANG CHARLES

In this article, Mmegi Staff Writer OARABILE MOSIKARE predicts that a hung Parliament is highly likely of Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) and Alliance for Progressives (AP) and Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) and Botswana Patriotic Front (BPF). Interestingly, BPF will outperform AP. Generally, it will be difficult for the BDP to reach 16 north of Dibete and 10 south of Dibete. That gives one how close it is

My prediction is based on traditional party presence in a constituency, last election results, resources, vote splitting, primary elections acrimony and lastly the issues.

I proceed on the basis that although issues matter in elections they may not count that much in determining the winner.

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