The Afrikaner Party (AP) was a South African political party from 1941 to 1951.
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... After the 1948 South African general election the Herenigde National Party and Afrikaner Party formed a coalition in order to achieve an absolute majority in parliament ... The Afrikaner Party was very much the junior partner in this, however, and in 1951, the two parties amalgamated to become the National Party ...
... Together, the HNP and the Afrikaner Party won 79 seats in the House of Assembly against a combined total of 74 won by the UP and the Labour Party ... In 1951, the HNP and the Afrikaner Party merged, returning to the name of National Party (NP) Party Seats Seats % Votes Votes % Leader Reunited National Party 70 45.75 401,834 37.70 Dr D ... Malan United Party 65 42.48 524,230 49.18 Field Marshal Jan Smuts Afrikaner Party 9 5.88 41,885 3.93 Nicolaas Havenga Labour Party 6 3.92 27,360 2.57 John Christie ...
... A loyal supporter of Hertzog, he defected from the United Party government following its formation and later led the pro-Hertzog Afrikaner Party ... Havenga led the party in the 1943 election but all of its candidates, including Havenga himself, were defeated ... reasoned, correctly as it proved, that he did not need Afrikaner Party support to win the election and so rejected the offer ...
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“It is well-known what a middleman is: he is a man who bamboozles one party and plunders the other.”
—Benjamin Disraeli (18041881)
“There is only one element that can break the Afrikaner, and that is the Afrikaner himself. It is when the Afrikaner, like a baboon shot in the stomach, pulls out his own intestines. We must guard against that.”
—P.W. (Pieter Willem)