ELECTIONS RESULTS : All eyes on IEC boards



JOHANNESBURG – Vote counting is underway in one of the most hotly-contested democratic elections.

Preliminary results will emerge on Thursday, with an official winner declared on Saturday.

 

There were a record 48 parties on the ballot paper — 19 more than last time around — and nearly double the number that took part in the 1994 elections.

The National Results Operations Centre in Pretoria is collating and verifying resultsfrom across the country.

About 26.8 million voters were registered to cast their ballots at 22,925 polling stations countrywide.

National results at 9am – 25.66% of voting districts completed:

ANC: 55.04%

DA: 26.04%

EFF: 8.23%

FF+: 3.21%

IFP: 1.58%

ACDP: 1.09%



Provincial results at 9am

In Gauteng, only 14 percent of voting districts have been counted. The ANC has a healthy lead at 52 percent of the votes with the DA in second at 26 percent. The EFF is third with 14 percent.

The DA has a healthy lead in the Western Cape with 57 percent of the votes and the ANC on 27 percent. Patricia de Lille’s Good party is third with 3 percent. The Western Cape has already counted 45 percent of voting districts.

In KwaZulu-Natal, the ANC is leading by a distance at 55 percent of votes. The IFP is second with 20 percent and the DA has 12 percent.

Only 10 percent of the voting districts have completed counting.



The ANC leads in all the other provinces with the EFF second in Limpopo and North West.

National Results (Top 5)
PARTY ABBREVIATION VALID VOTES PERCENTAGE OF VOTES
ANC 1998700 55.03124091
DA 942789 25.95829718
EFF 303057 8.344225134
VF PLUS 115369 3.17651435
IFP 60110 1.655039721
Gauteng Results (Top 5)
PARTY ABBREVIATION VALID VOTES PERCENTAGE OF VOTES
ANC 275995 50.14863161
DA 153148 27.82718032
EFF 75065 13.639403
VF PLUS 22294 4.050847273
IFP 5161 0.93776006
Western Cape Results (Top 5)
PARTY ABBREVIATION VALID VOTES PERCENTAGE OF VOTES
DA 469600 56.67554938
ANC 225885 27.26183235
GOOD 25805 3.114379369
EFF 25429 3.069000309
ACDP 21294 2.569951338
KwaZulu-Natal Results (Top 5)
PARTY ABBREVIATION VALID VOTES PERCENTAGE OF VOTES
ANC 157841 56.42680185
IFP 54987 19.65738023
DA 31823 11.37644918
EFF 21477 7.67784304
NFP 3997 1.428893171
Eastern Cape Results (Top 5)
PARTY ABBREVIATION VALID VOTES PERCENTAGE OF VOTES
ANC 489521 68.10613249
DA 132932 18.49457818
EFF 48256 6.71376617
UDM 13220 1.83927364
ATM 9157 1.273996121
Northern Cape Results (Top 5)
PARTY ABBREVIATION VALID VOTES PERCENTAGE OF VOTES
ANC 166036 55.65421422
DA 85097 28.52397473
EFF 24121 8.085206228
VF PLUS 8781 2.943335512
COPE 2994 1.003569812
Limpopo Results (Top 5)
PARTY ABBREVIATION VALID VOTES PERCENTAGE OF VOTES
ANC 113484 74.24728158
EFF 18556 12.14032425
DA 11013 7.205291601
VF PLUS 4456 2.915352708
NO_ABBR 827 0.54106748
Mpumalanga Results (Top 5)
PARTY ABBREVIATION VALID VOTES PERCENTAGE OF VOTES
ANC 202797 67.03567686
DA 39278 12.98356147
EFF 36736 12.14328923
VF PLUS 11351 3.752136215
ACDP 1789 0.591363905
Free State Results (Top 5)
PARTY ABBREVIATION VALID VOTES PERCENTAGE OF VOTES
ANC 104531 61.57938144
DA 31078 18.30810015
EFF 18680 11.00441826
VF PLUS 7350 4.329896907
COPE 1083 0.637997054
North West Results (Top 5)
PARTY ABBREVIATION VALID VOTES PERCENTAGE OF VOTES
ANC 152920 63.46044512
EFF 39893 16.55524155
EFF 24833 10.30547498
VF PLUS 14080 5.84307525
UCDP 1355 0.562312995



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