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African Covenant (ACO) is a conservative religious South African political party formed in 2018 by Convy Baloyi.

African Covenant
FounderDr Convy Baloyi
FoundedMarch 2018
IdeologyConservatism
Christian right
Social conservatism
Political positionRight-wing
National Assembly seats
0 / 400
Provincial Legislatures
0 / 430
Website
www.acoparty.co.za

The party is proposing the return of the death penalty for murder and abortion, and wishes to overturn the legalisation of same-sex marriage in South Africa, describing marriage as an institution uniting "one man and one woman".[1]

Baloyi believes that with supernatural aid African Covenant will be the ruling party after the 2019 general election.[2]

The party failed to win a seat.

National electionsEdit

Election Total votes Share of vote Seats +/– Government
2019 7,019 0.04%
0 / 400
extraparliamentary

Provincial electionsEdit

Election[3] Eastern Cape Free State Gauteng Kwazulu-Natal Limpopo Mpumalanga North-West Northern Cape Western Cape
% Seats % Seats % Seats % Seats % Seats % Seats % Seats % Seats % Seats
2019 0.03% 0/63 0.04% 0/30 0.06% 0/73 0.03% 0/80 0.05% 0/49 0.04% 0/30 0.05% 0/33 0.05% 0/30 0.05% 0/42

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Davis, Rebecca. "2019 ELECTIONS: The crib-sheet to the political parties contesting the 2019 polls, Part One". Daily Maverick. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  2. ^ "New year, new Christian voting options". gatewaynews.co.za. 2019-01-16. Retrieved 2019-04-17.
  3. ^ "Results Dashboard". www.elections.org.za. Retrieved 2019-05-11.