WATCH: Joburg elects new mayor

The second attempt to vote someone into the City of Johannesburg's top position will be discussed on Wednesday.

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JOHANNESBURG - The second attempt to elect a Johannesburg mayor will be discussed on Wednesday.

Last week's vote was delayed when Speaker Vasco da Gama stated that legal opinion was needed on the election process.

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Da Gama said councillors were confused about what constitutes a majority in the election of a new mayor, and also what happens when there's a three-way contest. 

A simple majority win has been advised by a private law firm.

The council meeting is expected to hopefully end Johannesburg's political paralysis.