…I ask political parties to show the citizens graciousness in defeat… and in victory… we’re all South Africans…— Courtney Sampson, Western Cape head - IEC
The Democratic Alliance has retained control of the Western Cape, announced IEC Western Cape head Courtney Sampson on Friday afternoon.
Voter turnout was around 66% (6% down on 2014).
The final result:
DA - 55.54%
ANC - 28.57%
- EFF - 4%
For more detail listen to the announcement in the audio below.