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22 April 2009 Provincial Legislature Elections in South Africa
Election Results
 
 
Eastern Cape Province

Registered Voters

3,056,559

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

2,288,387 (74.9%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     32,299

Total Valid Votes

2,256,088

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (63)
African National Congress (ANC) 1,552,676 68.82% 44
Congress of the People (COPE) 308,439 13.67% 9
Democratic Alliance (DA) 225,310 9.99% 6
United Democratic Movement (UDM) 93,196 4.13% 3
African Independent Congress (AIC) 17,306 0.77% 1
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) 12,108 0.54% -
African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) 11,974 0.53% -
Independent Democrats (ID) 10,466 0.46% -
Azanian People's Organisation (AZAPO) 4,598 0.20% -
African People's Convention (APC) 4,517 0.20% -
Vryheidsfront Plus/Freedom Front Plus (VF+/FF+) 4,428 0.20% -
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) 2,270 0.10% -
National Democratic Convention (NADECO) 2,027 0.09% -
Pan Africanist Movement (PAM) 1,921 0.09% -
United Christian Democratic Party (UCDP) 1,908 0.08% -
Christian Democratic Alliance (CDA) 1,663 0.07% -
New Vision Party (NVP) 1,281 0.06% -
 
Free State Province

Registered Voters

1,388,588

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

1,049,066 (75.5%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     15,744

Total Valid Votes

1,033,322

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (30)
African National Congress (ANC) 734,688 71.10% 22
Congress of the People (COPE) 120,018 11.61% 4
Democratic Alliance (DA) 119,844 11.60% 3
Vryheidsfront Plus/Freedom Front Plus (VF+/FF+) 20,780 2.01% 1
Dikwankwetla Party of South Africa (DPSA) 11,257 1.09% -
African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) 7,556 0.73% -
United Democratic Movement (UDM) 3,722 0.36% -
United Christian Democratic Party (UCDP) 3,459 0.33% -
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) 3,449 0.33% -
African People's Convention (APC) 3,200 0.31% -
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) 2,232 0.22% -
Independent Democrats (ID) 1,654 0.16% -
National Democratic Convention (NADECO) 1,065 0.10% -
Peace and Justice Congress (PJC) 398 0.04% -
 
Gauteng Province

Registered Voters

5,555,159

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

4,199,863 (75.6%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     42,815

Total Valid Votes

4,157,048

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (73)
African National Congress (ANC) 2,662,013 64.04% 47
Democratic Alliance (DA) 908,616 21.86% 16
Congress of the People (COPE) 323,327 7.78% 6
Vryheidsfront Plus/Freedom Front Plus (VF+/FF+) 67,660 1.63% 1
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) 61,856 1.49% 1
African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) 36,099 0.87% 1
Independent Democrats (ID) 25,243 0.61% 1
United Democratic Movement (UDM) 16,480 0.40% -
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) 12,880 0.31% -
United Christian Democratic Party (UCDP) 10,091 0.24% -
Azanian People's Organisation (AZAPO) 8,927 0.21% -
Movement Democratic Party (MDP) 5,731 0.14% -
African People's Convention (APC) 5,123 0.12% -
Christian Democratic Alliance (CDA) 2,901 0.07% -
African Christian Alliance (ACA) 2,541 0.06% -
Women Forward (WF) 1,974 0.05% -
Great Kongress of South Africa (GKSA) 1,909 0.05% -
National Democratic Convention (NADECO) 1,497 0.04% -
Alliance of Free Democrats (AFD) 1,101 0.03% -
New Vision Party (NVP) 1,079 0.03% -
 
KwaZulu-Natal Province

Registered Voters

4,475,217

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

3,526,700 (78.8%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     43,713

Total Valid Votes

3,482,987

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (80)
African National Congress (ANC) 2,192,516 62.95% 51
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) 780,027 22.40% 18
Democratic Alliance (DA) 318,559 9.15% 7
Minority Front (MF) 71,507 2.05% 2
Congress of the People (COPE) 44,890 1.29% 1
African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) 23,537 0.68% 1
United Democratic Movement (UDM) 7,953 0.23% -
Al Jama-ah 76,12 0.22% -
National Democratic Convention (NADECO) 6,881 0.20% -
Independent Democrats (ID) 6,853 0.20% -
Vryheidsfront Plus/Freedom Front Plus (VF+/FF+) 5,760 0.17% -
African People's Convention (APC) 5,087 0.15% -
South African Democratic Congress (SADECO) 3,883 0.11% -
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) 2,578 0.07% -
Women Forward (WF) 1,816 0.05% -
United Christian Democratic Party (UCDP) 1,798 0.05% -
Great Kongress of South Africa (GKSA) 1,730 0.05% -
 
Limpopo Province

Registered Voters

2,256,073

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

1,513,621 (67.1%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     22,549

Total Valid Votes

1,491,072

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (49)
African National Congress (ANC) 1,265,631 84.88% 43
Congress of the People (COPE) 112,325 7.53% 4
Democratic Alliance (DA) 51,856 3.48% 2
African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) 10,246 0.69% -
Vryheidsfront Plus/Freedom Front Plus (VF+/FF+) 9,035 0.61% -
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) 7,934 0.53% -
New Vision Party (NVP) 6,497 0.44% -
Azanian People's Organisation (AZAPO) 5,640 0.38% -
United Democratic Movement (UDM) 5,193 0.35% -
African People's Convention (APC) 4,455 0.30% -
Ximoko Party (XP) 3,452 0.23% -
United Independent Front (UIF) 1,769 0.12% -
Black Consciousness Party (BCP) 1,432 0.10% -
Independent Democrats (ID) 1,333 0.09% -
United Christian Democratic Party (UCDP) 1,320 0.09% -
Alliance of Free Democrats (AFD) 1,041 0.07% -
Women Forward (WF) 977 0.07% -
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) 936 0.06% -
 
Mpumalanga Province

Registered Voters

1,696,705

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

1,316,894 (77.6%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     19,119

Total Valid Votes

1,297,775

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (30)
African National Congress (ANC) 1,110,190 85.55% 27
Democratic Alliance (DA) 97,204 7.49% 2
Congress of the People (COPE) 37,789 2.91% 1
Vryheidsfront Plus/Freedom Front Plus (VF+/FF+) 11,590 0.89% -
African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) 6,565 0.51% -
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) 6,540 0.50% -
Sindawonye Progressive Party (SPP) 6,423 0.49% -
African People's Convention (APC) 4,834 0.37% -
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) 4,097 0.32% -
United Democratic Movement (UDM) 3,366 0.26% -
Azanian People's Organisation (AZAPO) 2,928 0.23% -
Christian Party (CP) 2,435 0.19% -
Independent Democrats (ID) 1,527 0.12% -
National Democratic Convention (NADECO) 1,374 0.11% -
United Christian Democratic Party (UCDP) 913 0.07% -
 
Northern Cape Province

Registered Voters

554,900

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

410,608 (74.0%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

    6,190

Total Valid Votes

404,418

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (30)
African National Congress (ANC) 245,699 60.75% 19
Congress of the People (COPE) 67,416 16.67% 5
Democratic Alliance (DA) 50,817 12.57% 4
Independent Democrats (ID) 19,995 4.94% 2
Vryheidsfront Plus/Freedom Front Plus (VF+/FF+) 5,034 1.24% -
United Christian Democratic Party (UCDP) 4,889 1.21% -
African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) 4,041 1.00% -
Azanian People's Organisation (AZAPO) 2,439 0.60% -
African People's Convention (APC) 1,364 0.34% -
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) 882 0.22% -
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) 757 0.19% -
United Democratic Movement (UDM) 604 0.15% -
Christian Democratic Alliance (CDA) 481 0.12% -
 
North West Province

Registered Voters

1,564,357

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

1,096,330 (70.1%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     21,007

Total Valid Votes

1,075,323

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (33)
African National Congress (ANC) 783,794 72.89% 25
Congress of the People (COPE) 89,573 8.33% 3
Democratic Alliance (DA) 88,728 8.25% 3
United Christian Democratic Party (UCDP) 56,678 5.27% 2
Vryheidsfront Plus/Freedom Front Plus (VF+/FF+) 19,463 1.81% -
African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) 7,366 0.69% -
United Democratic Movement (UDM) 5,467 0.51% -
Independent Democrats (ID) 4,984 0.46% -
Movement Democratic Party (MDP) 4,432 0.41% -
African People's Convention (APC) 3,116 0.29% -
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) 2,831 0.26% -
Azanian People's Organisation (AZAPO) 2,712 0.25% -
South African Political Party (SAPP) 1,832 0.17% -
African Christian Alliance (ACA) 1,750 0.16% -
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) 1,619 0.15% -
National Democratic Convention (NADECO) 978 0.09% -
 
Western Cape Province

Registered Voters

2,634,439

Total Votes (Voter Turnout)

1,987,777 (75.5%)

Invalid/Blank Votes

     20,026

Total Valid Votes

1,967,751

Party Number of Votes % of Votes Number of Seats (42)
Democratic Alliance (DA) 1,012,568 51.46% 22
African National Congress (ANC) 620,918 31.55% 14
Congress of the People (COPE) 152,356 7.74% 3
Independent Democrats (ID) 92,116 4.68% 2
African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) 28,995 1.47% 1
United Democratic Movement (UDM) 14,013 0.71% -
Al Jama-ah 9,039 0.46% -
Vryheidsfront Plus/Freedom Front Plus (VF+/FF+) 8,384 0.43% -
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) 4,467 0.23% -
Africa Muslim Party (AMP) 4,333 0.22% -
Christian Democratic Alliance (CDA) 3,987 0.20% -
National Party South Africa (NP) 3,378 0.17% -
Cape Party (CAPE) 2,552 0.13% -
National Alliance (NA) 1,996 0.10% -
African People's Convention (APC) 1,778 0.09% -
United Christian Democratic Party (UCDP) 1,552 0.08% -
Azanian People's Organisation (AZAPO) 1,291 0.07% -
United Independent Front (UIF) 1,178 0.06% -
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) 1,158 0.06% -
Peace and Justice Congress (PJC) 630 0.03% -
Universal Party (UP) 599 0.03% -
National Democratic Convention (NADECO) 463 0.02% -
 
 
 
 
 

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