With the final results announced officially by the IEC on Saturday, 11 May 2019, the ANC has won the sixth general election. The ANC received a little over 10 million votes. This was followed by the DA and EF. The ANC also retained its majority in all provinces except the Western Cape where it is the official opposition to the DA. The DA is the opposition once again in the Northern Cape, Eastern Cape, Free State and Gauteng, while the EFF is yet again the opposition in Limpopo and North West, while taking that role from the DA in Mpumalanga.
In the National Assembly, the African Transformation Movement (ATM), Good and Al Jama-ah are the new entrants while the African People’s Convention (APC) and Agang SA will not be returning
This election, a record number of 48 political parties contested the national ballot Parliament has 400 seats which are allocated proportionally to the parties who received the highest number of votes. In the Sixth Parliament, 14 parties will be represented
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