South Africa: 2019 National Assembly election results

Election held on 8 May 2019.

2019 Elections: An election official completes a results tally sheet while observers and party agents look on

Voting statistics


Registered voters 26,779,025
Ballots cast 17,671,616
Percentage poll 65.99
Valid ballots 17,436,144
Spoilt ballots 235,472
% Spoilt 1.35

Table source

IEC 2019a

Representation of women

Women comprised 45.25% of National Assemby members (IEC 2019b).

Parties with seats in National Assembly


Party Votes % Votes Seats
African National Congress (ANC) 10,026,475 57.50 230
Democratic Alliance (DA) 3,621,188 20.77 84
Economic Freedom Front (EFF) 1,881,521 10.79 44
Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) 588,839 3.38 14
Vryheidsfront Plus 414,864 2.38 10
African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) 146,262 0.84 4
United Democratic Movement (UDM) 78,030 0.45 2
African Transformation Movement (ATM) 76,830 0.44 2
GOOD 70,408 0.40 2
National Freedom Party (NFP) 61,220 0.35 2
African Independent Congress (AIC) 48,107 0.28 2
Congress of the People (COPE) 47,461 0.27 2
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC) 32,677 0.19 1
Al Jama-ah 31,468 0.18 1
Others (see below) 310,794 1.78 0
Total 17,436,144 100.00 400

Table source

IEC 2019a

Parties without seats in National Assembly


Party Votes % Votes
African Security Congress (ASC) 26,263 0.15
Socialist Revolutionary Workers Party (SRWP) 24,439 0.14
Black First Land First (BLF) 19,796 0.11
African People's Convention 19 593 0.11
Afrikan Alliance of Social Democrats (AASD) 18,834 0.11
Capitalist Party of South Africa (ZACP) 15,915 0.09
Alliance for Transformation for All (ATA) 14,266 0.08
Agang South Africa (AGANG SA) 13 856 0.08
Azanian People's Organization (AZAPO) 12 823 0.07
Independent Civic Organisation of SA (ICOSA) 12,386 0.07
Minority Front (MF) 11,961 0.07
Democratic Liberal Congress (DLC) 10,767 0.06
Better Residents Association (BRA) 9,179 0.05
Forum 4 Service Delivery (F4SD) 8,525 0.05
Front Nasionaal/Front National (FN) 7,144 0.04
Land Party (LAND) 7,074 0.04
African Covenant (ACO) 7,019 0.04
Patriotic Alliance (PA) 6,660 0.04
African Democratic Change (ADEC) 6,499 0.04
Economic Emancipation Forum (ECOFORUM) 6,319 0.04
Women Forward (WF) 6,108 0.04
Christian Political Movement (CPM) 4,980 0.03
African Content Movement (ACM) 4,841 0.03
International Revelation Congress (IRC) 4,247 0.02
National People's Front (NPF) 4,019 0.02
African Renaissance Unity (ARU) 3,860 0.02
African Congress of Democrats (A.C.D) 3,768 0.02
South African National Congress of Traditional Authorities (SANCOTA) 3,714 0.02
Compatriots of South Africa (CSA) 3,406 0.02
People's Revolutionary Movement (PRM) 2,844 0.02
Power of Africans Unity (PAU) 2,685 0.02
Free Democrats (Free Dems) 2,580 0.01
South African Maintanance And Estate Beneficiaries Association (SAMEBA) 2,445 0.01
National Peoples Ambassadors (NPA) 1,979 0.01
Total 310,794 1.78

Table source

IEC 2019

References

INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION (IEC) 2019a "2019 National and Provincial Elections: Results Dashboard", [www] https://www.elections.org.za/NPEDashboard/app/dashboard.html (accessed 16 May 2019).

INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION 2019b "Electoral Commission hands over list of elected representatives to the Chief Justice of South Africa", 15 May, [www] https://www.elections.org.za/content/About-Us/News/Electoral-Commission-hands-over-list-of-elected-representatives-to-the-Chief-Justice-of-South-Africa/ (accessed 16 May 2019).