Voters in The Voice ongoing opinion poll have continued to show confidence in both the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) and its president Duma Boko.
A weekly survey that seeks to gauge the popularity of political parties and their presidents shows Boko who topped the poll by 48% last week widening his margin against both president Ian Khama and the Botswana Congress Party President, Dumelang Saleshando.
This week Boko gained popularity by 2% whilst both Saleshando and President Ian Khama have actually lost popularity in the second week of the poll.
Boko was voted by 50% of this week’s participants.
Saleshando slid down by 2 percent from last week’s 29% to 27% while Khama went down by 3 percent from 21 to 18% of the popular vote.
Only 5% of the votes were spoiled. In the overall votes throughout the constituency UDC leads with 59% of the popular vote. BCP came second with 32% while BDP came a distant 3rd with 6%.
Only 3 % of the votes were spoiled.
UDC LEADS IN BOTH GABORONE BONNINGTON NORTH AND FRANCISTOWN SOUTH CONSTITUENCIES
Meanwhile, In Francistown South constituency UDC’s Wynter Mmolotsi emerged victorious with 64% of the popular vote.
He was followed by BCP’s Vain Mamela with 32% while BDP’s Sylvia Muzila trailed behind with 4%.
In Gaborone Bonnington North UDC’s President Duma Boko emerged the people’s favourite with 73% followed by BCP’s Anna Motlhagodi with 24% while the incumbent Robert Masitara managed a mere 3 % of the votes.
NB: Readers were asked to vote via sms to a quote that was given. It was one vote per person per cell-phone number.
A sample of over 2 400 voters was garnered.