South Africa: 2009 Free State Legislature election results

Updated April 2009

Election held on 22 April 2009.

Voting statistics

Registered voters 1 388 588
Ballots cast 1 049 066
Percentage poll 75.55
Valid ballots 1 033 322
Spoilt ballots 15 744
% Spoilt 1.50

Parties with seats in Legislature

Party Votes % Votes Seats
African National Congress (ANC) 734 688 71.10 22
Congress of the People (COPE) 120 018 11.61 4
Democratic Alliance (DA) 119 844 11.60 3
Vryheidsfront Plus 20 780 2.01 1
Others (see below) 37 992 3.67 0
Total 1 033 322 99.99 30

Parties without seats in Legislature

Party Votes % Votes Seats
Dikwankwetla Party of South Africa (DPSA) 11 257 1.09 0
African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) 7 556 0.73 0
United Democratic Movement (UDM) 3 722 0.36 0
United Christian Democratic Party (UCDP) 3 459 0.33 0
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) 3 449 0.33 0
African People's Convention 3 200 0.31 0
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) 2 232 0.22 0
Independent Democrats (ID) 1 654 0.16 0
National Democratic Convention (NADECO) 1 065 0.10 0
Peace and Justice Congress (PJC) 398 0.04 0
Total 37 992 3.67 0

Sources

INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION 2009 "22 Apr 2009 National Election: Free State 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).