8 May 2014
The first results of the fifth general
election keep coming provincial and nationally.
The Independent Electoral Commission says
although most of the votes have not been counted yet but they are happy with
the results so far.
Leaders of different parties are anxiously
waiting at different IEC stations waiting for the release of the finally
Bush Radio’s reporter Natalie Malgas said
so far in the Western Cape the Democratic
Alliance is leading but the counting continues.
Natalie Malgas said the IEC results centre
is buzzing with many party representatives coming in and out. At this moment
all the results have been counted but we await data capturing to be complete
before seeing any final results.
Natalie Malgas said taking a look at
results that have come in for the Western Cape already bearing in
mind these results don’t reflect the numbers don’t reflect the numbers coming
in from the metro as those have not been captured yet.
“The DA has 58.24% the ANC at 32.78% and
the self proclaimed new kids on the block EFF 2.07% at this moment Malgas
Meanwhile the Economic Freedom Fighters in
the Western Cape has complained
that the elections in the province were not free and fair.
EFF`s Nazir Paulsen said they have lodged a
complaint with the Independent Electoral Commission.
Paulsen said in some voting stations
nothing was free and fair as promised by the IEC.
Paulsen said we have lodged a complaint
with the IEC yet the IEC Western Cape releases a statement saying that there
have been no irregularities.
Paulsen said we feel that our experiences
does not reflect well and does not reflect on the position presented by the IEC
that this election has been a free and fair election.
“We believe that in order to gain
confidence of voters the IEC should be transparent Paulsen added.
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