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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
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