DA leads Joburg, ANC over 50% in Gauteng

2014-05-08 21:38

The DA was in the lead in the City of Johannesburg as the counting of votes continued in the metro.

On the national ballot in Joburg, out of 606 240 votes counted by 8.34pm today, the DA had 47%, followed by the ANC with 38%. The Economic Freedom Fighters was third with 7%.

On the provincial ballot, out of a total of 309 057 counted votes, the DA had 45%, the ANC 41% and the EFF 7%.

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The City of Johannesburg had 2 184 484 registered voters.

In Gauteng, the ANC was at 53.8% and the DA at 32%.


In Joburg in 2009, the ANC won 63% and 62% of the vote on the national and provincial ballots respectively, followed by the DA with 20% and 21% and the Congress of the People with 9% for both.

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