WATCH: ANC wins Election 2019 with reduced majority

The IEC makes the final result announcement at the ROC in Pretoria at 6PM. More than 30 parties have this week questioned the free and fairness of the results- calling for an independent audit of all the election results.

JOHANNESBURG – The Independent Electoral Commission has announced the official results of the 2019 general election.

The ANC has recorded a reduced majority of 57.5-percent.

A 4.5-percent drop from their 2014 result of 62-percent, continuing the party’s downward spiral since the 2004 polls.

The official opposition, the Democratic Alliance, has polled 20.8-percent of the national vote.

The party has dropped from its 22.2-percent in 2014.

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The Economic Freedom Fighters has grown its electoral support.

The red berets recorded 10.8-percent.

The Freedom Front Plus and the Inkatha Freedom Party have resurrected their support base in this year’s election.

The two parties have tallied 3.38 and 2.38-percent each.

The ANC managed to retain all the eight provinces it is governing.

The party managed to hang onto Gauteng with a slim majority of 50.1-percent.

The Democratic Alliance retained its governing position in the Western Cape.

For full national and provincial results, click here.


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