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ANC reaches 1 million votes

2014-05-08 05:23

Pretoria - The African National Congress passed the million vote mark after 04:30 on Thursday morning in the fifth democratic election in South Africa.

The early results at 04:40 showed the ANC had 1 100 891 votes, the Democratic Alliance had 623 234 votes, the Economic Freedom Fighters 73 723 votes and the United Democratic Movement 19 883 votes.

Representatives of the various political parties remained at the centre to keep an eye on the results as they continued to be updated.

The Freedom Front Plus had 26 271 votes, the Congress of the People 14 510, Inkatha Freedom Party 39 046, Agang SA 4 437 and the National Freedom Party 26 608.

The Workers Socialist Party had 1 007 votes, the African Christian Democratic Party 13 721, the African Independent Congress 11 244 and the African Peoples Convention had 3 353 votes.

Al Jama-Ah had 4 501 votes, Azanian Peoples Organisation 2 030, Bushbuckridge Residents Association 1 234, First Nation Liberation Alliance 491 and the Front National 662.

The Independent Civic Organisation of SA had 3 397 votes, Keep It Straight and Simple 414, Kingdom Governance Movement 752, Minority Front 1 135, and Pan Africanist Congress of Azania had 3 293 votes.

The Pan Africanist Movement had 435, Patriotic Alliance 3 732, Peoples Alliance 226, the Ubuntu Party 980, the United Christian Democratic Party 1 661, and the United Congress had 313 votes.

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