CAPE TOWN Sunny. Mild.

MIN13
MAX18
7 day
  • Sunday 15-17°c Scattered clouds. Mild. Scattered clouds. Mild.
    Monday 13-17°c Showers late. Afternoon clouds. Mild. Showers late. Afternoon clouds. Mild.
    Tuesday 12-15°c Rain showers. Morning clouds. Cool. Rain showers. Morning clouds. Cool.
    Wednesday 12-16°c More sun than clouds. Cool. More sun than clouds. Cool.
    Thursday 14-19°c Sunny. Mild. Sunny. Mild.
    Friday 13-19°c Sunny. Mild. Sunny. Mild.
More News

Turnout varies at provincial level

2014-05-09 06:14
(AFP)

Pretoria - Voter turnout across South Africa's nine provinces in Wednesday's election varied depending on the province, according to results from Electoral Commission of SA's national results operations centre in Pretoria on Friday morning.

While the overall voter turnout average for the country was 70.89% by 04:39, the lowest was in Limpopo, with 60.56%.

The province with the best voter turnout was KwaZulu-Natal, with 75.73%. It was followed by Gauteng (73.35%), Mpumalanga (72.85%), Western Cape (72.65%), Northern Cape (71.29%), Free State (70.67%), Eastern Cape (68.30%), and North West (66.30%).

A total of 25 383 361 people were registered to vote countrywide prior to election day.

Follow the results LIVE.

- SAPA
Read more on: elections 2014

More In This Category
Cadres must be competent: Mantashe

The appointment of individuals to top positions in municipalities must be based on competence and not on political connections, ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

All top ANC members to get time off

The ANC's electioneering campaign has taken its toll on all members, not only President Jacob Zuma, the party says.

Zuma in Pretoria hospital

Other than saying it is in Pretoria, the presidency will not disclose "for privacy reasons" the name of the hospital where President Jacob Zuma is undergoing tests.

Zuma admitted to hospital

UPDATE 13:46: An "exhausted" President Jacob Zuma has been admitted to hospital for unspecified tests.

Comments
Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
2 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
News24 |  OLX  |  PriceCheck  |  Property24  |  Kalahari.com  |  Careers24