South Africa: 2009 National Assembly election results

Updated April 2009

Election held on 22 April 2009.

Voting statistics

Registered voters 23 181 997
Ballots cast 17 919 966
Percentage poll 77.30
Valid ballots 17 680 729
Spoilt ballots 239 237
% Spoilt 1.34

Parties with seats in Parliament

Party Votes % Votes Seats
African National Congress (ANC) 11 650 748 65.90 264
Democratic Alliance (DA) 2 945 829 16.66 67
Congress of the People (COPE) 1 311 027 7.42 30
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) 804 260 4.55 18
Independent Democrats (ID) 162 915 0.92 4
United Democratic Movement (UDM) 149 680 0.85 4
Vryheidsfront Plus 146 796 0.83 4
African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) 142 658 0.81 3
United Christian Democratic Party (UCDP) 66 086 0.37 2
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) 48 530 0.27 1
Minority Front (MF) 43 474 0.25 1
Azanian People's Organization (AZAPO) 38 245 0.22 1
African People's Convention 35 867 0.20 1
Others (see below) 134 614 0.76 0
Total 17 680 729 100.1 400

Parties without seats in Parliament

Party Votes % Votes Seats
Movement Democratic Party (MDP) 29 747 0.17 0
Al Jama-ah 25 947 0.15 0
Christian Democratic Alliance (CDA) 11 638 0.07 0
National Democratic Convention (NADECO) 10 830 0.06 0
New Vision Party (NVP) 9 296 0.05 0
United Independent Front (UIF) 8 872 0.05 0
Great Kongress of SA 8 271 0.05 0
SA Democratic Congress (SADECO) 6 035 0.03 0
Keep It Straight and Simple Party (KISS) 5 440 0.03 0
Pan Africanist Movement (PAM) 5 426 0.03 0
Alliance of Free Democrats 5 178 0.03 0
Women Forward 5 087 0.03 0
A Party 2 847 0.02 0
Total 134 614 0.77 0

Sources

INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION 2009 "22 Apr 2009 National Election: Results Report", 25 April, [www] http://www.elections.org.za/NPEPWStaticReports/reports/ReportParameters.aspx?catid=7 [opens new window] (accessed 28 April 2009).

INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION 2009 "22 Apr 2009 National Election: Seat Calculation Report", 25 April, [www] http://www.elections.org.za/NPEPWStaticReports/reports/ReportParameters.aspx?catid=9 [opens new window] (accessed 28 April 2009).