Election Results and Allocation of Seats in Parliament and Provincial Legislatures

13-05-2019

 

With the final results announced officially by the IEC on Saturday, 11 May 2019, the ANC has won the sixth general election. The ANC received a little over 10 million votes. This was followed by the DA and EF. The ANC also retained its majority in all provinces except the Western Cape where it is the official opposition to the DA. The DA is the opposition once again in the Northern Cape, Eastern Cape, Free State and Gauteng, while the EFF is yet again the opposition in Limpopo and North West, while taking that role from the DA in Mpumalanga.

In the National Assembly, the African Transformation Movement (ATM), Good and Al Jama-ah are the new entrants while the African People’s Convention (APC) and Agang SA will not be returning

This election, a record number of 48 political parties contested the national ballot

Parliament has 400 seats which are allocated proportionally to the parties who received the highest number of votes. In the Sixth Parliament, 14 parties will be represented 

 

2014

 

2019        

PARTY

SEATS

% OF VOTES

 

PARTY

SEATS

% OF VOTES

ANC

249

62.15%

 

ANC

230

57.50%

DA

89

22.25%

 

DA

84

20.77%

EFF

25

6.25%

 

EFF

44

10.79%

IFP

10

2.50%

 

IFP

14

3.38%

NFP

6

1.50%

 

FF PLUS

10

2.38%

UDM

4

1.00%

 

ACDP

4

0.84%

FF PLUS

4

1.00%

 

UDM

2

0.45%

COPE

3

0.75%

 

ATM

2

0.44%

AIC

3

0.75%

 

GOOD

2

0.40%

ACDP

3

0.75%

 

NFP

2

0.35%

AGANG SA

2

0.50%

 

AIC

2

0.28%

PAC

1

0.25%

 

COPE

2

0.27%

APC

1

 

 

PAC

1

0.19%

 

 

 

 

ALJAMA

1

0.18%

 

 

 

 

2014

 

2019

PARTY

SEATS

% OF VOTES

 

PARTY

SEATS

% OF VOTES

EASTERN CAPE

 

 

 

 

ANC

45

70.09%

 

ANC

44

68.74%

DA

10

16.20%

 

DA

10

15.73%

UDM

4

6.16%

 

EFF

5

7.84%

EFF

1

3.48%

 

UDM

2

2.60%

COPE

1

1.20%

 

ATM

1

1.52%

AIC

1

0.77%

 

FF PLUS

1

0.58%

FREE STATE

 

 

 

 

ANC

22

69.85%

 

ANC

19

61.14%

DA

5

16.23%

 

DA

6

17.58%

EFF

2

8.15%

 

EFF

4

12.58%

FF+

1

2.10%

 

FF PLUS

1

3.96%

GAUTENG

 

 

 

 

ANC

40

53.59%

 

ANC

37

50.19%

DA

23

30.78%

 

DA

20

27.45%

EFF

8

10.30%

 

EFF

11

14.69%

FF+

1

1.20%

 

FF PLUS

3

3.56%

IFP

1

0.78%

 

IFP

1

0.89%

 

 

 

 

ACDP

1

0.71%

KZN

 

 

 

 

ANC

52

64.52%

 

ANC

44

54.22%

DA

10

12.76%

 

IFP

13

16.43%

IFP

9

10.86%

 

DA

11

13.90%

NFP

6

7.31%

 

EFF

8

9.71%

EFF

2

1.85%

 

NFP

1

1.57%

MF

1

1.02%

 

MF

1

0.52%

 

 

 

 

ATM

1

0.49%

 

 

 

 

ACDP

1

9.48%

LIMPOPO

 

 

 

 

ANC

39

78.60%

 

ANC

38

75.49%

EFF

6

10.74%

 

EFF

7

14.43%

DA

3

6.48%

 

DA

3

5.40%

COPE

1

0.86%

 

FF PLUS

1

1.42%

MPUMALANGA

 

 

 

 

ANC

24

78.23%

 

ANC

22

70.58%

DA

3

10.40%

 

EFF

4

12.79%

EFF

2

6.26%

 

DA

3

9.77%

BRA

1

1.15%

 

FF PLUS

1

2.43%

NORTH WEST

 

 

 

 

ANC

23

67.39%

 

ANC

21

61.87%

EFF

5

13.21%

 

EFF

6

18.64%

DA

4

12.7%

 

DA

4

11.18%

FF+

1

1.72%

 

FF PLUS

2

4.32%

NORTHERN CAPE

 

 

 

 

ANC

20

64.40%

 

ANC

18

57.54%

DA

7

23.89%

 

DA

8

25.51%

EFF

2

4.96%

 

EFF

3

9.71%

COPE

1

3.60%

 

FF PLUS

1

2.68%

WESTERN CAPE

 

 

 

 

DA

26

59.38%

 

DA

24

55.45%

ANC

14

32.89%

 

ANC

12

28.63%

EFF

1

2.11%

 

EFF

2

4.04%

ACDP

1

1.02%

 

GOOD

1

3.01%

 

 

 

 

ACDP

1

2.66%

 

 

 

 

FF PLUS

1

1.56%

 

 

 

 

ALJAMA

1

0.86%

With the final results announced officially by the IEC on Saturday, 11 May 2019, the ANC has won the sixth general election. The ANC received a little over 10 million votes. This was followed by the DA and EF. The ANC also retained its majority in all provinces except the Western Cape where it is the official opposition to the DA. The DA is the opposition once again in the Northern Cape, Eastern Cape, Free State and Gauteng, while the EFF is yet again the opposition in Limpopo and North West, while taking that role from the DA in Mpumalanga.

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