South Africa: 1999 National Assembly votes and seats by party

Updated February 2011

Elections were held on 2 June 1999

Voting statistics

Estimate eligible 22 300 000
Registered voters 18 172 751
% Registered 81.49
Ballots cast 16 228 462
Percentage poll 89.30
Valid ballots 15 977 142
Spoilt ballots 251 320
% Spoilt 1.55

Table source

INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION 1999 Report, Electoral Commission of South Africa: National and Provincial Elections, 2 June 1999, 78.

Votes and seats

Party Votes % Votes Seats
African National Congress 10 601 330 66.35 266
Democratic Party 1 527 337 9.56 38
Inkatha Freedom Party 1 371 477 8.58 34
New National Party 1 098 215 6.87 28
United Democratic Movement 546 790 3.42 14
African Christian Democratic Party 228 975 1.43 6
Freedom Front 127 217 0.80 3
United Christian Democratic Party 125 280 0.78 3
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania 113 125 0.71 3
Federal Alliance 86 704 0.54 2
Minority Front 48 277 0.30 1
Afrikaner Eenheids Beweging 46 292 0.29 1
Azanian People's Organisation 27 257 0.17 1
Abolition of Income Tax and Usury Party 10 611 0.07 0
The Government by the People Green Party 9 193 0.06 0
The Socialist Party of Azania 9 062 0.06 0
Total seats 15 977 142 99.99 400

Table source

INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION 1999 Report, Electoral Commission of South Africa: National and Provincial Elections, 2 June 1999, 78; for an electronic version of these results see INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION 1999 "National Elections: National Results", [www] http://www.elections.org.za/Results/natperparty.asp [opens new window] (accessed 26 Feb 2010).