08 May 2014
The Independent Electoral Commission said
62 ballot papers were printed for the elections provincial and nationally and
29 political parties are contesting these results.
25,362,179 South Africans were registered
to vote with about 22 000 polling stations across the country opened on
Results are being captured with the latest
figures showing that the Democratic Alliance leading the pack in the Western
Cape with 58.01%, African National Congress second with 33.17% and new kid on
the block Economic Freedom Fighters with 2.12%.
Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille said looking
at the results so far she is very grateful that the people of the Western Cape
seems like they are ready for the DA to govern in the province for the next
De Lille said for the next five years they
are promising 1 million internships inside government and the DA will be
working hard to create an environment where jobs can be obtain especially from
ANC Provincial Leader Marius Fransman also
shared his views on the results saying he is seeing an increase of about 32%
since the 2009 elections.
Fransman said the strategy of the ANC which
he labels as path to power, connect and reconnect with ordinary people has
worked but the big question is has the strategy worked.
Labels: Results streaming in steadily for the Western Cape