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People’s Revolutionary Movement (South Africa)

The People's Revolutionary Movement (PRM) is a South African political party founded in November 2016 by former African National Congress councillor Nhlanhla Buthelezi in the KwaZulu-Natal province, and is known for its socially conservative views (particularly on LGBT rights).

People's Revolutionary Movement
PresidentNhlanhla Buthelezi
SpokespersonThembelani Ngubane
Founded6 November 2016 (2016-11-06)[1]
Split fromAfrican National Congress
HeadquartersDurban, KwaZulu-Natal
IdeologySocial conservatism
National conservatism[2]
Christian right
Economic nationalism[3]
Anti-capitalism[2]
Populism[2]
Anti-LGBT[1][2][3][4]
Political positionEconomics: Left-wing
Social: Right-wing
ReligionChristianity
Colours     Green      Black
National Assembly seats
0 / 400
Provincial Legislatures
0 / 430
Website
Facebook Official Page
Wordpress Official Page

The party contested the 2019 national and provincial elections, failing to win any seats.[2][3]

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Election resultsEdit

National electionsEdit

Election Total votes Share of vote Seats +/– Government
2019 2,844 0.02%
0 / 400
extraparliamentary

Provincial electionsEdit

Election[5] 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 0.02% 0/63 - - - - 0.07% 0/80 - - - - - - - - - -

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Majola, Nokulunga (8 November 2016). "NEW PARTY AGAINST SAME SEX LOVE!". dailysun.co.za. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  2. ^ a b c d e "PRM launches manifesto in KZN". sabcnews.com. 17 February 2019. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  3. ^ a b c Hans, Bongani (15 February 2019). "Gay community stands up to PRM party". iol.co.za. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  4. ^ Igual, Roberto (15 February 2019). "Homophobic KwaZulu-Natal party to contest elections". mambaonline.com. Retrieved 17 February 2019.
  5. ^ "Results Dashboard". www.elections.org.za. Retrieved 2019-05-11.