Pretoria - The ANC continued to maintain its lead in the City of Johannesburg early on Friday morning, as results from the municipality continued filtering in to the Electoral Commission of SA's national results operations centre.
Looking at the provincial vote, the ruling party by 04:31 had 49.35% of the vote 267 625 votes, with the Democratic Alliance lying in second with 36.07% of the vote (195 641 votes).
The Economic Freedom Fighters held third place, with 9.12% (49 454 votes), while the IFP were a distant fourth with 1.31% (7 097).
A total of 542 441 votes had been counted, with voter turnout in the metro at 73.56%.
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