South Africa: 2014 National Assembly election results

Election held on 7 May 2014.

Voting statistics


Registered voters 25 388 082
Ballots cast 18 654 771
Percentage poll 73.48
Valid ballots 18 402 497
Spoilt ballots 252 274
% Spoilt 1.35

Table source

IEC 2014b

Representation of women

Of the 2089 candidates for the National Assemby 827, or 38.59% were women (IEC 2014b, 27). Of the 400 candidates elected to the National Assembly, 163 were women(40.75%; IPU 2014).

Parties with seats in National Assembly


Party Votes % Votes Seats
African National Congress (ANC) 11 436 921 62.15 249
Democratic Alliance (DA) 4 091 584 22.23 89
Economic Freedom Front (EFF) 1 169 259 6.35 25
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) 441 854 2.40 10
National Freedom Party 288 742 1.57 6
United Democratic Movement (UDM) 184 636 1.00 4
Vryheidsfront Plus 165 715 0.90 4
Congress of the People (COPE) 123 235 0.67 3
African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) 104 039 0.57 3
African Independent Congress (AIC) 97 642 0.53 3
Agang SA 52 350 0.28 2
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) 37 784 0.21 1
African People's Convention 30 676 0.17 1
Others (see below) 178 060 0.96 0
Total 18 402 497 99.99 400

Table source

IEC 2014

Parties without seats in National Assembly


Party Votes % Votes
Al Jama-ah 25 976 0.14
Minority Front (MF) 22 589 0.12
United Christian Democratic Party (UCDP) 21 744 0.12
Azanian People's Organization (AZAPO) 20 421 0.11
Bushbuckridge Residents Association (BRA) 15 271 0.08
Independent Civic Organisation of SA (ICOSA) 14 472 0.08
Patriotic Alliance (PA) 13 263 0.07
Workers and Socialist Party (WASP) 8 331 0.05
Ubuntu Party 8 234 0.04
Kingdom Governance Movement (KGM) 6 408 0.03
Front Nasionaal/Front National (FN) 5 138 0.03
Keep It Straight and Simple Party (KISS) 4 294 0.02
Pan Africanist Movement (PAM) 3 815 0.02
First Nation Liberation Alliance (FINLA) 3 297 0.02
United Congress (UNICO) 3 136 0.02
Peoples' Alliance (PAL) 1 671 0.01
Total 178 060 0.96

Table source

IEC 2014a

References

INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION (IEC) 2014a "2014 National and Provincial Elections: National results", 25 April, [www] http://www.elections.org.za/content/Elections/Results/2014-National-and-Provincial-Elections--National-results/.

INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION (IEC) 2014b "2014 National and Provincial Elections: National results", 25 April, [www] http://www.elections.org.za/content/Elections/Results/2014-National-and-Provincial-Elections--National-results/.

INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION 2015 "South Africa National Assembly: Last Election", [www] http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/2291_E.htm (accessed 24 May 2015).