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.
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.