South Africa: 2009 Eastern Cape Legislature election results

Updated April 2009

Election held on 22 April 2009.

Voting statistics

Registered voters 3 056 559
Ballots cast 2 288 387
Percentage poll 74.87
Valid ballots 2 256 088
Spoilt ballots 32 299
% Spoilt 1.41

Parties with seats in Legislature

Party Votes % Votes Seats
African National Congress (ANC) 1 552 676 68.82 44
Congress of the People (COPE) 308 439 13.67 9
Democratic Alliance (DA) 225 310 9.99 6
United Democratic Movement (UDM) 93 196 4.13 3
African Independent Congress 17 306 0.77 1
Others (see below) 59 161 2.62 0
Total 2 256 088 100.00 63

Parties without seats in Legislature

Party Votes % Votes Seats
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) 12 108 0.54 0
African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) 11 974 0.53 0
Independent Democrats (ID) 10 466 0.46 0
Azanian People's Organization (AZAPO) 4 598 0.20 0
African People's Convention 4 517 0.20 0
Vryheidsfront Plus 4 428 0.20 0
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) 2 270 0.10 0
National Democratic Convention (NADECO) 2 027 0.09 0
Pan Africanist Movement (PAM) 1 921 0.09 0
United Christian Democratic Party (UCDP) 1 908 0.08 0
Christian Democratic Alliance (CDA) 1 663 0.07 0
New Vision Party (NVP) 1 281 0.06 0
Total 59 161 2.62 0

Sources

INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION 2009 "22 Apr 2009 National Election: Eastern Cape 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 Provincial 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).