South Africa: National results 2004

Updated May 2007

Election held on 14 April 2004

Voting statistics

Registered voters 20 674 926
Ballots cast 15 863 558
Percentage poll 76.73
Valid ballots 15 612 671
Spoilt ballots 250 887
% Spoilt 1.58

Table source

INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION 2004 "National Election - Result" IN National & Provincial Elections 2004, [www] http://www.elections.org.za/Elections2004_Static.asp?radResult=45 [opens new window] (accessed 26 Feb 2010).

Votes and seats

Party Votes % Votes Seats
African National Congress 10 880 915 69.69 279
Democratic Party 1 931 201 12.37 50
Inkatha Freedom Party 1 088 664 6.97 28
United Democratic Movement 355 717 2.28 9
Independent Democrats 269 765 1.73 7
New National Party 257 824 1.65 7
African Christian Democratic Party 250 272 1.6 7
Freedom Front + 139 465 0.89 4
United Christian Democratic Party 117 792 0.75 3
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania 113 512 0.73 3
Minority Front 55 267 0.35 2
Azanian People's Organization 39 116 0.25 1
Christian Democratic Party 17 619 0.11 0
National Action 15 804 0.1 0
Peace & Justice Congress 15 187 0.1 0
Socialist Party of Azania 14 853 0.1 0
New Labour Party 13 318 0.09 0
United Front 11 889 0.08 0
The Employment Movement for SA 10 446 0.07 0
The Organisation Party 7 531 0.05 0
Keep it Straight and Simple 6 514 0.04 0
Total 15 612 671 100.00 400

Table source

INDEPENDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSION 2004 "National Assembly" IN Report on the National and Provincial Elections, 60, [www] http://www.elections.org.za/papers/143/iec.pdf [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 26 Feb 2010).