The ANC has dropped below 50% in Gauteng as counting of the votes enters its final phase.
The (formerly) ruling party currently sits at 49.61%, with the DA at 28.36 percent and the EFF at 13.9%. FF+, with 3.91%, is currently the fourth biggest party in the province.
However, the citizen.co.za reports vote counting in Gauteng has not yet reached the 60% mark. The website claims it is important to note that votes in parts of Gauteng – known as ANC strongholds, including parts of Soweto – have not yet been counted.
Nationally, the ANC has slipped just below the 57% mark it reached earlier, and currently sits at 56.98%.
The DA currently has 21.79% nationally, with the EFF sitting at 10.10%.
The IFP with 3.19% is currently fourth, with the FF+ at fifth with 2.47%.
In the Western Cape, the DA sits at 55.38%, with the ANC at 28.70% and the EFF at 4.01%.
Patricia De Lille’s Good, contesting elections for the first time, is currently at fourth place in the province with 3% of the vote.
In KwaZulu-Natal, the ANC has 53.22%, with the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) in second place at 17.42% and the DA in third with 14.53%. The EFF, with 9%, is currently fourth.