Results of the Municipal By-Elections held on 10 April 2019

The new ANC councillors are:

  • Lusanda Makade in Ward 18 in Intsika Yethu Municipality – EC135. The party retained the seat it won in the 2016 Municipal Elections, with 75.67% of the votes cast compared to 83.35% in the 2016 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 50.93%.
  • Bheki Mgaga in Ward 50 in City of Johannesburg Municipality – JHB. The party retained the seat it won in the 2016 Municipal Elections, with 71.74% of the votes cast compared to 76.93% in the 2016 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 25.66%.
  • Nkosephayo God-Slove Zungu in Ward 22 in City of Johannesburg Municipality – JHB. The party retained the seat it won in the 2016 Municipal Elections, with 73.32% of the votes cast compared to 69.73% in the 2016 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 28.28%.
  • Manqoba Herbert Hlatshwayo in Ward 4 in Okhahlamba Municipality – KZN235. The party retained the seat it won in the 2016 Municipal Elections, with 35.03% of the votes cast compared to 52.16% in the 2016 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 65.69%.
  • Nkosinathi Clement Mkhwanazi in Ward 21 in Abaqulusi Municipality – KZN271. The party won the seat over the IFP from the 2016 Municipal Elections, with 49.89% of the votes cast compared to 44.87% in the 2016 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 59.90%.
  • Sibusiso Nicholus Dube in Ward 6 in Chief Albert Luthuli Municipality – MP301. The party retained the seat it won in the 2016 Municipal Elections, with 87.11% of the votes cast compared to 80.35% in the 2016 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 41.67%.
  • Zacharia Kenny Dhludhlu in Ward 13 in Msukaligwa Municipality – MP301. The party retained the seat it won in the 2016 Municipal Elections, with 61.97% of the votes cast compared to 79.35% in the 2016 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 33.26%.


The new DA councillors are:

  • Ricardo Llewellyn Smith in Ward 2 in Dr. Beyers Naude Municipality – EC101. The party retained the seat it won in the 2016 Municipal Elections, with 78.52% of the votes cast compared to 76.39% in the 2016 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 48.45%.
  • Doneven Cloete in Ward 8 in Rand West City Municipality – GT485. The party retained the seat it won in the 2016 Municipal Elections, with 50.96% of the votes cast compared to 45.85% in the 2016 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 32.29%.
  • Herbert Bassil Japhta in Ward 28 in Sol Plaatjie Municipality – NC091. The party retained the seat it won in the 2016 Municipal Elections, with 54.97% of the votes cast compared to 60.09% in the 2016 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 50.66%.
  • Zelda Julia Dalling in Ward 9 in Stellenbosch Municipality – WC024. The party retained the seat it won in the 2016 Municipal Elections, with 98.70% of the votes cast compared to 94.47% in the 2016 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 15.62%.
  • Gerald Leonard Boezak in Ward 4 in Hessequa Municipality – WC042. The party won the seat over the ANC from the 2016 Municipal Elections, with 54.93% of the votes cast compared to 49.03% in the 2016 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 67.63%.
  • Donovan Gultig in Ward 18 in George Municipality – WC044. The party retained the seat it won in the 25 April 2018 by-election, with 74.34% of the votes cast compared to 93.05% in that by-election. Voter turnout yesterday was 43.30%.


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

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