Strong DA lead in City of Cape Town with half votes counted

2016-08-04 09:32

Cape Town – The DA has secured 71% of the votes in the Cape Town metro, with just over half the votes counted, according to provisional IEC results.

Around 09:00 on Thursday, the DA stood at 71.35%, the ANC at 19.85%, and the EFF at 3%.

The IEC stated on its website that counting of votes in 415 of 810 voting districts, and 12 of 116 wards, was completed.

At this provisional stage, the ANC’s support in the metro looked strongest on Robben Island and in voting districts spreading outward from the city centre.

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