ANC lose 23 seats in provincial legislatures

The ANC and the DA lost a number of seats in legislature.
The ANC and the DA lost a number of seats in legislature.
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The two biggest political parties, the ANC and DA, lost ground and legislative seats to smaller parties in the 2019 general elections. 

Below is a breakdown of the seat allocations.

 

SEAT ALLOCATION FOR PROVINCIAL LEGISLATIVES:

 

Gauteng:

ANC: 37 (down 3)

DA: 20 (down 3)

EFF: 11 (up 3)

VF+: 3 (up 2)

IFP: 1 (no change)

ACDP: 1 (up 1)

 

Eastern Cape:

ANC: 44 (down 1)

DA: 10 (no change)

EFF: 5 (up 3)

UDM: 2 (down 2)

ATM: 1 (new)

VF+: 1 (up 1)

 

Free State:

ANC: 19 (down 3)

DA: 6 (down 1)

EFF: 4 (up 2)

VF+: 1 (no change)

 

KwaZulu Natal:

ANC: 44 (down 8 )

IFP: 13 (up 4)

DA: 11 (up 1)

EFF: 8 (up 6)

NFP: 1 (down 5)

MF: 1 (no change)

ATM: 1 (new)

ACDP: 1 (up 1)

 

Limpopo:

ANC: 40 (up 1)

EFF: 7 (up 1)

DA: 2 (down 1)

 

Mpumalanga:

ANC: 21 (down 3)

EFF: 4 (up 2)

DA: 3 (no change)

VF+: 1 (up 1)

BRA: 1 (no change)

 

Northern Cape:

ANC: 18 (down 2)

DA: 8 (up 1)

EFF: 3 (up 1)

VF+: 1 (up 1)

 

North West:

ANC: 21 (down 2)

EFF: 6 (up 1)

DA: 4 (no change)

VF+: 2 (up 1)

 

Western Cape:

DA: 24 (down 2)

ANC: 12 (down 2)

EFF: 2 (up 1)

GOOD: 1 (new)

ACDP: 1 (no change)

VF+: 1 (up 1)

ALJAMA: 1 (up 1)

 

Total Seats:

ANC: 256 (down 23)

DA: 88 (down 3)

EFF: 50 (up 20)

IFP: 14 (up 4)

VF+: 10 (up 7)

ACDP: 3 (up 2)

ATM: 2 (new)

UDM: 2 (down 2)

GOOD: 1 (new)

NFP: 1 (down 5)

MF: 1 (no change)

BRA: 1 (no change)

ALJAMA: 1 (up 1)

Fairly low voter turnout and a few parties’ growth were the highlights as the IEC officially declared the results of the 2019 elections on 11 May 2019.

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