Elections 2021 results are not finalised, but Mzansi is already laughing at the EFF. “Empty tin makes a lot of noise,” said one comment.
The City of Cape Town and Buffalo City Metro municipalities appear to be a done deal while Gauteng’s three metros are uncertain. ActionSA and the Cape Coloured Congress are two of the smaller parties making a mark in the big city elections thus far.
Nearly 80 percent of the votes have been counted in the uMngeni Municipality in KZN and the DA is romping to victory with more than 60% of the votes. The party is on course to assume control of its first municipality in the province.
Over 12 million South Africans cast their votes in the local polls – less than half of the 26 million who had registered
The IEC said it expects to finalise 90 percent of the votes by Tuesday night. In the sparsely populated Northern Cape, 74 percent of votes have been finalised, followed by the Western Cape (46%) and Free State (26%).
As of 10:52 on Tuesday, 24 percent of the vote has been counted. The ANC continues to lead in eight provinces but it is losing ground as election results trickle in. The DA’s iron grip of the Western Cape is holding as the party passes the 1 million vote mark.
As of 7:45 on Tuesday, 2 November, 17 percent of the votes cast in the 2021 Local Government Elections have been counted
The candidate with the most votes on the ward ballot wins the ward but allocating local or metropolitan council seats is more complicated. This is how the IEC crunches the numbers.
With less than an hour to go in the Local Government Elections, the IEC said vote counting will start after 21:00 and the first results are expected to reach the National Results Operation in Tshwane after midnight.
Voting for the 2021 Municipal Elections will come to an end soon but what about those results? Here’s what the ANC, DA and EFF need to beat.
The fast-growing ActionSA has heard its supporters have battled to find the party’s name on the 2021 Elections ballot papers.
We have passed the halfway mark on Election Day. The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) will follow this eight-step process when the polls close.
While elections have run smoothly for the most part, the IEC did report a few worrisome incidents. Here’s what you need to know.
Former DA leader Mmusi Maimane has encouraged South Africans to vote against the ANC and DA in the 2021 elections.
The public is sharing their thoughts on this year’s local elections, with #VoetsekANC being a rapidly trending topic on Twitter. Take a look…
The IEC said more than 3.5 million South Africans had voted in the Local Government Elections by 12:30 on Monday, 1 November.
Julius Malema’s EFF has urged South Africans to vote out the 27-year-old failures as elections 2021 kick-off.
The Western Cape IEC Electoral Officer said the weather in the province is having an impact on the elections. The rain is expected to ease late on Saturday.
An IEC official allegedly forgot a ballot box at the home of special voter in Limpopo on Sunday.
Home Affairs offices will be open from 7:00 to 21:00 on Election Day to help citizens collect their IDs or apply for temporary identification.
If you think you know it all when it comes to voting, try your hand at our elections quiz and you could win R1000 in cellphone data.
“Your leaders are like the menu at KFC. I’ve tasted that Julius ice cream and it tastes like a Limpopo tender!” The country’s most famous puppet, Chester Missing, has spoken.
After electrical issues, the IEC says it working around the clock to make sure there are no glitches on voting day. Or during Elections 2021
There are 3 metros that are at risk of changing hands this election. Something to think about before you vote in these municipal elections.