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Gauteng counting 78% complete

2014-05-09 08:25
(Denis Farrell, AP)
Pretoria - Counting of the Gauteng provincial results was 78.16% complete by 07:50 on Friday morning, according to the Electoral Commission of SA (IEC) website.

According to the early results on the website, the African National Congress had 1 748 579 (51.67%) votes, the Democratic Alliance 1 123 338 (33.2%) and the Economic Freedom Fighters had 333 148 (9.85%) votes.

The Freedom Front Plus had 46 191 votes, Inkatha Freedom Party 21 739, the African Christian Democratic Party 21 723 and Congress of the People 16 470 votes.

The United Democratic Movement had 15 077 votes, the National Freedom Party 13 898 and Agang SA 13 742 votes.

From the 2 647 voting districts in the province, counting at 2 069 had been completed. Total votes cast were 3 416 331 with 32 417 spoilt votes and 73.24% voter turnout.

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