South Africa: 2006 Cape Town

Updated March 2006

The results are as of March 4, 2006 5:04.

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
Democratic Alliance 609 545 41.85 61 29 90 42.86
African National Congress 552 105 37.91 41 40 81 38.57
Independent Democrats 156 550 10.75 3 20 23 10.95
African Christian Democratic Party 46 902 3.22 0 7 7 3.33
Independent candidates 24 151 1.66 0 0 0 0.00
Africa Muslim Party 19 316 1.33 0 3 3 1.43
United Democratic Movement 11 950 0.82 0 2 2 0.95
Freedom Front + 7 170 0.49 0 1 1 0.48
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania 7 108 0.49 0 1 1 0.48
United Independent Front 3 472 0.24 0 1 1 0.48
Universal Party 2 346 0.16 0 1 1 0.48
Other parties 15 735 1.08 0 0 0 0.00
Total 1 456 350 100.00 105 105 210 100.00

Source

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