12% of KZN votes counted

May 8, 2014, 10:52am

Just over 12 percent of votes in KwaZulu-Natal's provincial election had been counted by 4am on Thursday. Of the province's 4746 voting districts, 584 had been counted, accounting for 252,732 valid votes and 3517 spoilt votes. Early results in the province recorded the African National Congress had received 158,365 votes, the Democratic Alliance 38,678, the Inkatha Freedom Party 27,264, the National Freedom Party 18,885 and the Economic Freedom Fighters 3644. Minority Front had 1327 votes, the African Christian Democratic Party 1169, the Freedom Front Plus 755, the United Democratic Movement 592, the African People's Convention 559 and the Congress of the People 322. The Azanian People's Organisation had 264 votes, the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania 223, the KwaZulu-Natal Transport Alliance 197, the Kingdom Governance Movement 152 , and the United Christian Democratic Party 152. The Truly Alliance had 128 votes, while Ubumbano Lwesizwe Sabangoni had 56. Sapa /mjs/ks