Saturday is D-day for election results

2011-05-19 13:53

The full election results will be announced on Saturday, Independent Electoral Commission chief executive Pansy Tlakula said.

Addressing a media conference at the national IEC centre in Tshwane this afternoon, Tlakula said “a number of results” in metropolitan councils were still outstanding.

Buffalo City has released 84.6%, Nelson Mandela Bay 98.8%, Ekurhuleni 95.1%, Mangaung 50.4% and Tshwane 55.5%.

But Johannesburg has released a mere 19.8%, eThekwini 22% and Cape Town 34.2%.Tlakula congratulated IEC officials of the Northern Cape, the first province to turn in fully complete election results.

Primary voter turnout based on results released thus far stands at 56.4% and spoilt ballots at 1.96%, she said.

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