Results 95% complete - IEC

2011-05-20 08:28

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Pretoria - The Independent Electoral Commission had completed results for 95.1% of the country's voting districts by 07:30 on Friday.

Counting in the North West and Northern Cape was finished.

The North West went to the ANC with 1.8 million votes (74.99%), followed by the Democratic Alliance, with 395 648 votes (16.14%).

The Northern Cape also saw the ANC win the race, obtaining 677 438 votes (63.57%), again followed by the DA with 237 315 votes (22.27%).

Nationally the ANC continued to dominate the leader board after South Africa's fourth post-democracy local election.

By 07:00, the ANC's share of the total national vote stood at 20.5 million (63.51%), with the Democratic Alliance at seven million (22.26%).

Seat calculations were 76.26% complete, with 212 seats of a total 278 allocated.

The province with the largest number of seats to be calculated was KwaZulu-Natal, with 25 municipalities left.

In Limpopo 15 seats still had to be allocated, followed by the Eastern Cape and the Free State with 10 each, Gauteng with three and Mpumalanga with two.

- SAPA
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