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Electoral Commission on results of the municipal by-elections held on 23 November 2022

24 Nov 2022

During the by-elections contested yesterday in Mpumalanga and the Western Cape, the African National Congress (ANC) and the Democratic Alliance (DA) retained their seats that they won in the 2021 Municipal Elections.

The ANC retained three seats whilst the DA retained two.

The new ANC councillors are: 

  • Sabelo Millton Shoba, in ward 15, in Mkhondo Municipality- MP303, the party retained its seat won in 2021 Municipal Elections, by 38,72% of the total votes cast compared to 48,47% during the 2021 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 50,23%.

     

  • Samual Vusi Ngobeni, in ward 04, in Nkomazi Municipality – MP324, the party retained its seat won in 2021 Municipal Elections, by 67,83% of the total votes cast compared to 63,90% during the 2021 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 34,94%. 
  • Suzzane Zumana, in ward 38, in City of Cape Town Municipality – CPT, the party retained its seat won in 2021 Municipal Elections, by 63,12% of the total votes cast compared to 74,46% during the 2021 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 26,27%

     

The new DA councillors are: 

  • Nicholaas Cornelius Van Huyssteen, in ward 25, in Govan Mbeki Municipality – MP307, the party retained its seat won in 2021 Municipal Elections, by 79,85% of the total votes cast compared to 72,00% during the 2021 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 20,11%. 
  • Lorraine Cyster, in ward 17, in Drakenstein Municipality – WC023, the party retained its seat won in 2021 Municipal Elections, by 49,72% of the total votes cast compared to 79,96% during the 2021 Municipal Elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 37,75%.
     

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

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