South Africa: Women in National Assembly, 1999

Updated October 2002

Party % National list % Regional list No MPs No women % women Names
African Christian Democratic Party 29.00 24.00 6 2 33.30 Mrs Rhoda Southgate
Ms Cheryllyn Dudley
African National Congress 39.00 34.00 266 96 36.10 see below
Afrikaner Eenheids Beweging 14.50 18.50 1 0 0.00 -
Azanian People's Organisation 18.00 15.60 1 0 0.00 -
Democratic Party N/A 21.00 38 7 18.40 Raenette Taljaard
Bernice Sigabi
Janet Semple
Gloria Borman
Dene Smuts
Pauline Cupido
Sandy Kalyan
Federal Alliance 13.00 13.60 2 0 0.00 -
Inkatha Freedom Party 22.00 28.60 34 7 20.60 Inka Mars
Lindiwe Mbuyasi
Harriet Ngubane
Buyisiwe Nzimande
Ruth Rabinowitz
Sybil Seaton
Suzanne Vos
Minority Front 14.00 1.60 1 1 100.00 Ms Rajbally
New National Party N/A 18.40 28 3 10.70 Sheila Camerer
Martha Olckers
Anna van Wyk
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania 22.00 19.00 3 1 33.00 Patricia de Lille
United Christian Democratic Party 26.00 24.70 3 0 0.00 -
United Democratic Movement 23.00 19.00 14 2 14.30 Annelize van Wyk
Nokuzola Mndende
Vryheidsfront 16.00 17.70 3 0 0.00 -
Total 400 119 29.75

Table source

EISA 1999 Election Talk, September.