South African politics: DA vs ANC in Victoria West

This from allafrica.com:
...the town goes to the polls next week
with little to show for the first five years of democratic municipal
government. The Democratic Alliance (DA) won the 2000 local government
poll, but the power went to the African National Congress (ANC) as a
result of floor crossing in 2003.
Ah right, floor crossing. The mechanism whereby the electorate can elect an opposition party and yet find that they actually have an ANC representative.

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