South Africa: 2009 Western Cape Legislature election results

Updated April 2009

Election held on 22 April 2009.

Voting statistics

Registered voters 2 634 439
Ballots cast 1 987 777
Percentage poll 75.45
Valid ballots 1 967 751
Spoilt ballots 20 026
% Spoilt 1.01

Parties with seats in Legislature

Party Votes % Votes Seats
Democratic Alliance (DA) 1 012 568 51.46 22
African National Congress (ANC) 620 918 31.55 14
Congress of the People (COPE) 152 356 7.74 3
Independent Democrats (ID) 92 116 4.68 2
African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) 28 995 1.47 1
Others (see below) 60 798 3.09 0
Total 1 967 751 99.99 42

Parties without seats in Legislature

Party Votes % Votes Seats
United Democratic Movement (UDM) 14 013 0.71 0
Al Jama-ah 9 039 0.46 0
Vryheidsfront Plus 8 384 0.43 0
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) 4 467 0.23 0
Africa Muslim Party 4 333 0.22 0
Christian Democratic Alliance (CDA) 3 987 0.20 0
National Party of SA 3 378 0.17 0
Cape Party 2 552 0.13 0
National Alliance (MDP) 1 996 0.10 0
African People's Convention 1 778 0.09 0
United Christian Democratic Party (UCDP) 1 552 0.08 0
Azanian People's Organization (AZAPO) 1 291 0.07 0
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) 1 158 0.06 0
United Independent Front (UIF) 1 178 0.06 0
Peace and Justice Congress (PJC) 630 0.03 0
National Democratic Convention (NADECO) 463 0.02 0
Universal Party (UP) 599 0.03 0
Total 60 798 3.09 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 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).