Nearly Nine Percent Of Limpopo Votes Counted

May 8, 2014, 10:56am

Almost nine percent of votes cast in Limpopo's provincial election had been counted just before 5am on Thursday. Of the province's 3066 voting districts, 271 had been counted, accounting for 90,730 valid votes and 996 spoilt votes. The early results record the African National Congress having 66,950 votes, the Democratic Alliance 9959, the Economic Freedom Fighters 8624 and the Freedom Front Plus 2110. The Congress of the People had 773 votes, the Azanian People's Organisation 473, the African Christian Democratic Party 377, the Pan Africanist Congress of Azania 219, and the African People's Convention 206. Agang SA secured 200 votes, the United Democratic Movement 177, Lekgotla 164, the Workers and Socialist Party 158, and Ximoko Party 129. With less than a hundred votes so far were the Inkatha Freedom Party with 54, the SA Maintenance and Estate Beneficiaries Association 48, the United Christian Democratic Party 47, the National Freedom Party 30, the Unemployment Movement SA with 22, and the Merafong Civic Association with 10. Sapa /mjs/ks