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Electoral Commission on results of the municipal by-elections held on 3 August 2022

4 Aug 2022

Results of the Municipal By-Elections held on 03 August 2022 

During the by-elections contested yesterday in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Limpopo both the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) retained two seats each. 

The new councillors for the DA are:

  • Shane Maas in Ward 42, in City of Tshwane Municipality – TSH: The party retained the seat won in the 2021 Municipal Elections by 77.55% of the votes cast, compared to 73.56% during the 2021 Municipal Elections.  Voter turnout yesterday was 28.42% 
  • Wiets Lourens Botes in Ward 12, in Modimolle Mookgophong Municipality – LIM368: The party retained the seat won in the 2021 Municipal Elections, by 68.31% of the votes cast compared to 72.36% during the 2021 Municipal Elections.  Voter turnout yesterday was 53.64%.
     

The new councillors for the IFP are:

  • Lindokuhle Nu Zondi in  Ward 05 uMvoti Municipality – KZN245:  The party retained the seat won in the 2021 Municipal Elections, by 49.70% of the total votes cast compared to 48.16% during the 2021 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 53.89%.
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    Emmah Sibongile Mthethwa in Ward 03, in uMfolozi Municipality – KZN281: The party retained the seat won in the 2021 Municipal Elections, with 67.89% of the total votes cast compared to 57.21% during the 2021 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 62.43%.

For more detailed election results please visit the Electoral Commission’s website at.

For media queries: Please contact Kate Bapela on 082 600 6386

For media interviews: Please email requests to spokesperson@elections.org.za

 

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