• Short Summary

    The President of the Senate and acting State President, Senator MARAIS VILJOEN, has been nominated as the National Party's candidate for the State Presidency.

  • Description

    The President of the Senate and acting State President, Senator MARAIS VILJOEN, has been nominated as the National Party's candidate for the State Presidency. He was nominated at a party caucus meeting in Cape Town today in which the Minister of Transport, Mr S.L. MULLER, was the other contender.

    In keeping with custom at the election of a candidate for the State Presidency, the number of votes was not made public. South Africa's next President will be electoral College on Tuesday. Its considered a foregone conclusion that senator VILJOEN ell become South Africa's next head-of-state because of the National Party's overwhelming majority in the Electoral College.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAADATF1UTBQWO9KTCHJNF85K62
    Media URN:
    VLVAADATF1UTBQWO9KTCHJNF85K62
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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