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2011 elections: Johannesburg results

Politicsweb.co.za
21 May 2011

With 2006 and 2000 results included for comparative purposes

The African National Congress received 646,328 votes in Johannesburg on the PR ballot (59,29%) and 626,026 for its ward candidates (57,82%) for a total of 1,272,354 votes (58,56% of all valid votes). It won 84 out of 130 ward seats and 153 seats out of a total of 260.

The Democratic Alliance received 374,505 votes on the PR ballot (34,35%) and 377,799 votes on the Ward Ballot (34,9%) for a total of 752,304 votes (34,62%). It won 90 seats (including 45 ward seats.)

Voter turnout was 54.94%. There were 11,724 spoilt votes on the PR ballot and 15,803 on the ward ballot for a total of 27,527 (1.25%).

The ANC increased the number of votes it received, as compared to the 2006 local government election, by 410,021 votes or 47,55%. However, its share of the vote decreased only because the number of votes cast for the DA increased by 377,848 (100,91%). The DA received more votes in Johannesburg in this election than the ANC did in the 2000 local government poll (see tables below).

2011 local government elections

Party Name

Valid Votes (Ward + PR)

% Votes

Total Seats

Ward Seats

PR List Seats

% Seats Won

ANC

1,272,354

58.56%

153

84

69

58.85%

DA

752,304

34.62%

90

45

45

34.62%

IFP

35,490

1.63%

4

1

3

1.54%

COPE

25,035

1.15%

3

0

3

1.15%

NFP

17,006

0.78%

2

0

2

0.77%

INDEPENDENTS

10,019

0.46%

0

0

0

0.00%

ACDP

9,185

0.42%

1

0

1

0.38%

PAC

8,493

0.39%

1

0

1

0.38%

FF+

5,433

0.25%

1

0

1

0.38%

UDM

5,022

0.23%

1

0

1

0.38%

AZAPO

4,802

0.22%

1

0

1

0.38%

OPERATION KHANYISA MOVEMENT

4,423

0.20%

1

0

1

0.38%

CDP

2,135

0.10%

0

0

0

0.00%

CHRISTIAN FRONT

481

0.02%

0

0

0

0.00%

LIBERAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY

267

0.01%

0

0

0

0.00%

THE SOCIALIST PARTY OF AZANIA

501

0.02%

0

0

0

0.00%

AFRIKANER CHRISTEN ALLIANSIE

2,011

0.09%

0

0

0

0.00%

UNITED RESIDENTS FRONT

242

0.01%

0

0

0

0.00%

BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS PARTY

1,429

0.07%

0

0

0

0.00%

AFRICAN PEOPLE'S CONVENTION

9,970

0.46%

1

0

1

0.38%

SA PROGRESSIVE CIVIC ORGANISATION

1,196

0.06%

0

0

 

0.00%

AL JAMA-AH

4,989

0.23%

1

0

1

0.38%

Total

2,172,787

100.00%

260

130

130

100.00%

2006 local government elections

Party Name

Valid Votes

% Votes

Total Seats

Ward Seats

PR List Seats

% Seats Won

ANC

862,333

62.29%

136

75

61

62.67%

DA

374,456

27.05%

59

31

28

27.19%

IFP

46,597

3.37%

7

2

5

3.23%

ID

26,369

1.90%

4

0

4

1.84%

INDEPENDENT

13,883

1.00%

1

1

0

0.46%

ACDP

13,519

0.98%

2

0

2

0.92%

PAC

10,890

0.79%

2

0

2

0.92%

FF+

7,894

0.57%

1

0

1

0.46%

UDM

5,955

0.43%

1

0

1

0.46%

AZAPO

5,820

0.42%

1

0

1

0.46%

OPERATION KHANYISA MOVEMENT

4,305

0.31%

1

0

1

0.46%

CDP

2,988

0.22%

1

0

1

0.46%

CHRISTIAN FRONT

2,917

0.21%

1

0

1

0.46%

NADECO

2,381

0.17%

0

0

0

0.00%

UIF

1,384

0.10%

0

0

0

0.00%

GEMINI

1,163

0.08%

0

0

0

0.00%

BLACK CONSCIOUSNESS FORUM

633

0.05%

0

0

0

0.00%

SUNRISE PARK, PROTEA CITY AND GREENSIDE RESIDENTS' ASSOCIATI

469

0.03%

0

0

0

0.00%

ECONOMIC FREEDOM MOVEMENT

371

0.03%

0

0

0

0.00%

Total

1,384,327

100.00%

217

109

108

100.00%

2000 local government elections

Party Name

Valid Votes

% Votes

Total Seats

Ward Seats

PR List Seats

% Seats Won

ANC

707,110

59.18%

128

70

58

58.99%

DA

403,663

33.78%

73

37

36

33.64%

IFP

42,466

3.55%

8

2

6

3.69%

PAC

14,802

1.24%

3

0

3

1.38%

UDM

7,279

0.61%

1

0

1

0.46%

ACDP

4,922

0.41%

1

0

1

0.46%

CDP

4,258

0.36%

1

0

1

0.46%

AZAPO

3,398

0.28%

1

0

1

0.46%

FF+

2,594

0.22%

1

0

1

0.46%

GEMINI MOVEMENT

1,802

0.15%

0

0

0

0.00%

GPSA

1,544

0.13%

0

0

0

0.00%

WORKERS PARTY

1,074

0.09%

0

0

0

0.00%

Total

1,194,912

100.00%

217

109

108

100.00%

Data source: www.elections.org.za. Note: Because the number of "valid votes" is made up of both PR and Ward votes, the actual number of voters is half the number of votes.

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