ANC has tight grip on Tshwane

2011-05-19 11:15
Pretoria - The ANC had a tight grip on Tshwane by mid-morning on Thursday, with about 53% of the vote, compared to the Democratic Alliance's 40%.

More than a million people voted in the municipality.

By 10:00, more than 100 000 votes had been counted and finalised.

The DA was hoping for victory in the area, where it claimed to have made significant inroads in traditional ANC strongholds.

The Christian Democratic Party held third place, with 0.60% of the vote.

- SAPA
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