“It’s unlikely because when you say system has weakness you are not saying I found one person who has these particular problems. All elections do have these challenges, the key thing is would they have changed the outlook of the elections?” Asked Fikeni.
He said the opinion polls that were conducted prior to the elections “were already signalling what the projections are, what the trends are and this outcome is not too far from those”.
In rejecting the call for a re-run of the elections, the Economic Freedom Fighters said they still had confidence in the IEC.
“We can’t cast aspersions on a very important institution," said EFF secretary general Godrich Gardee.
The IEC had not responded to questions by the time of publishing.