South Africa: 2011 Local elections metropolitan seat allocations

Updated April 2011

The Municipal Demarcation Board (MDB; http://www.demarcation.org.za/) handed the final municipal ward delimitations for the IEC to proceed with preparations for the 2011 local government elections to the Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa on the 1 September 2010 (Municipal Demarcation Board 2010, 1).

Metropol Registered voters Total seats Ward seats PR seats
Johannesburg 2 003 007 260 130 130
Cape Town 1 719 878 221 111 110
Tshwane (Pretoria) 1 310 735 210 105 105
Ethekwini (Durban) 1 639 153 205 103 102
Ekurhuleni 1 421 433 202 101 101
Nelson Mandela Bay (East London) 566 668 120 60 60
Buffalo City (Port Elisabeth) 387 452 100 50 50
Mangaung (Bloemfontein) 372 733 97 49 48

Table source

MUNICIPAL DEMARCATION BOARD 2010 "Municipal Demarcation Board hands over municipal ward for the 2011 local government elections", [www] http://www.demarcation.org.za/pages/documents/2010_09_01%20Wards%20Press%20Statement.pdf [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 15 Apr 2011).