Results of the Municipal By-Elections held on 7 November 2018

During the by-elections contested yesterday in KwaZulu-Natal, the African National Congress (ANC) and the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) retained one seat each. 

The new councillor for the ANC is:

• Nontobeko Yvonne Khumalo in Ward 9 in Msunduzi Municipality – KZN225. The party retained the seat it won in the 2016 Municipal Elections, with 52.57% of the votes cast compared to 71.06% in the 2016 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 46.77%.

The new councillor for the IFP is:

• Philile Sindisiwe Nhleko in Ward 20 in Nongoma Municipality – KZN265.  The party retained the seat it won in the 2016 Municipal Elections, with 46.59% of the votes cast compared to 57.47% in the 2016 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 52.07%. 

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

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