The EFF made a strong showing in the 2014 general election in some of the key constituencies and dislodged Cope as the third largest party in the Western Cape.

The Electoral Institute of Southern Africa’s Ebrahim Fakir said the projections of 2014 could not be repeated in this year’s polls, based on the fact that those were two different systems. It would be difficult to indicate how voters would vote in the municipal elections

Siyabonga Mkhwanazi   ‘EFF no threat to ANC in Cape – analysts’  IOL ,  July 18 2016