Results of the Municipal By-Elections held on 15 November 2017

During the by-elections contested yesterday in Gauteng and the Western Cape, the African National Congress (ANC) retained the seats it won during the 2016 Municipal Elections.

The new councillors are:
• Sibongile Elizabeth Mathonsi in Ward 59 in Ekurhuleni – EKU – in Gauteng. The party retained the seat it won in the 2016 Municipal Elections, however with a reduced margin of 65.86% of the votes cast compared to 75.57% in the 2016 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 32.71%. 

• Thando Innocent Pimpi in Ward 93 in the City of Cape Town – CPT – in the Western Cape. The party retained the seat it won in the 2016 Municipal Elections, however with a reduced margin of 69.98% of the votes cast compared to 82.27% in the 2016 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 34.73%.

For more detailed election results please visit the Electoral Commission’s website at www.elections.org.za.

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