South Africa: 2006 eThekwini (Durban)

Updated March 2006

The results are as of March 4, 2006 17:05.

Valid Votes include both ward and proportional representation votes.

Proportional Representation (PR) seats are allocated so as to correct over or under representation of parties ito the votes they have received. Thus the percentage of seats won in total is roughly equal to the proportion of votes won.

Party Valid Votes % Votes Ward Seats PR Seats Total Seats % Seats
African National Congress 693 070 57.60 73 44 117 58.50
Democratic Alliance 200 398 16.66 16 18 34 17.00
Inkatha Freedom Party 133 496 11.09 3 20 23 11.50
Minority Front 74 780 6.22 7 6 13 6.50
Independent candidates 27 439 2.28 1 0 1 0.50
African Christian Democratic Party 19 244 1.60 0 3 3 1.50
National Democratic Convention 12 094 1.01 0 2 2 1.00
Independent Democrats 10 191 0.85 0 2 2 1.00
Truly Alliance 8 432 0.70 0 2 2 1.00
Scara Civic Party 3 995 0.33 0 1 1 0.50
United Democratic Movement 3 722 0.31 0 1 1 0.50
Azanian People's Organisation 2 858 0.24 0 1 1 0.50
Other parties 13 491 1.11 0 0 0 0.00
Total 1 203 210 100.00 100 100 200 100.00

Source

IEC 2006 "Seat Calculation Summary: ETH - eThekwini [Durban Metro]", [www] http://www.elections.org.za/lgeresults/Static%20Report/95/Seats%20by%20Municipality %20LCMC/ETH-1.pdf [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 26 Feb 2010).