40 Percent Nothern Cape Votes Counted

May 8, 2014, 10:53am

Forty percent of votes in the Northern Cape's provincial election had been counted by 4.30am on Thursday. Of the province's 694 voting districts, 280 had been counted, accounting for 76,554 valid votes and 1119 spoilt votes. The early results showed the African National Congress had secured 46,268 votes, the Democratic Alliance 21,615, the Economic Freedom Fighters 3095, the Congress of the People 2611, and the Freedom Front Plus 1489. The African Christian Democratic Party had 592 votes, the African People's Convention 255, the United Christian Democratic Party 138, the Azanian People's Organisation 132, and the Patriotic Alliance 116. With less than a hundred votes each were the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania with 63, the United Democratic Movement 48, the Independent Civic Organisation of SA 45, the Inkatha Freedom Party 36, First Nation Liberation Alliance 29, and the National Freedom Party 22. Sapa /mjs/ks