South Africa: 2006 National overview - votes by political party

Updated March 2006

The results are as of March 9, 2006 12:00.

See also Municipal structures and balloting in 2006.

Party Ward PR DMA/DC60% DC 60%
Votes % Votes % Votes % Votes %
African National Congress 6 314 393 64 6 469 420 66 8 275 63 4 674 860 71
Democratic Alliance 1 595 742 16 1 608 154 16 2 977 23 681 907 10
Inkatha Freedom Party 740 135 8 744 486 8 435 3 635 086 10
Independent Democrats 204 846 2 217 761 2 519 4 107 786 2
United Democratic Movement 100 352 1 129 047 1 0 0 105 105 2
African Christian Democratic Party 122 478 1 128 990 1 521 4 74 397 1
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania 108 741 1 109 816 1 0 0 88 190 1
Independent candidates 263 991 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
Freedom Front + 92 039 1 93 921 1 70 1 66 223 1
United Christian Democratic Party 55 604 1 62 459 1 0 0 60 755 1
National Democratic Convention 32 250 0 35 899 0 0 0 25 312 0
Minority Front 42 255 0 42 530 0 0 0 0 0
United Independent Front 25 072 0 31 018 0 0 0 19 431 0
Azanian People's Organisation 25 773 0 30 321 0 0 0 18 533 0
Independent Civic Organisation of SA 9 535 0 11 090 0 364 3 12 334 0
Dikwankwetla Party 0f SA 8 810 0 9 477 0 0 0 9 018 0
Ximoko Party 7 162 0 8 610 0 0 0 7 783 0
Other parties 107 896 1 118 881 1 26 0 18 672 0
Total 9 857 074 99 9 851 880 98 13 187 101 6 605 392 99

Source

IEC 2006 "National - Party Statistics", [www] http://www.elections.org.za/lgeresults/Static%20Report/95/Overall%20Party%20Statistics% 20-%20All%20Province/AllProvince.html [opens new window] (accessed 26 Feb 2010).