DA claims Midvaal victory

By Drum Digital
04 August 2016

The DA claimed on Thursday morning that it has retained the Midvaal municipality in Gauteng.

The DA claimed on Thursday morning that it has retained the Midvaal municipality in Gauteng. 

According to the latest count, with 58% of voting stations counted, the DA is currently at 50.49%.

The ANC is at 39.57%, while the EFF is at 5.98%. The Freedom Front Plus follows behind with 3.48%.

DA MP Makashule Gana claimed on Twitter at around 04:00 that the party won the municipality.

Following the last local government elections in 2011, Midvaal was the only DA-led municipality in Gauteng.

"It gives me great pleasure to announce that @Our_DA has won Midvaal with over 60% of the vote. 11/15 Wards," Gana said.

Source: News24

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