Wednesday, 03 November 2021

Bloemfontein: The picture of who will run the Free State Province’s local municipalities, became clearer as vote counting in the 2021 Local Government Elections reached slightly over 72% on Wednesday afternoon.

Free State, which by 12h00pm, had counted over 72% of the cast ballots. While controlling 10 of the 11 councils in which it had a majority, the ANC’s support in the province stood at 50.14%. The DA was its nearest rival with its 17.94%. With 12.03% of the vote, the EFF was the third highest polling party in the province.

The Provincial stats are as follows:

  • ANC = 50.14%
  • DA = 17.9%
  • EFF = 12.3%
  • MAP16 = 4.47%
  • VF Plus = 4.14%

The different Free State Local Municipalities’ stats are as follows: 

1. Mohokare Local Municipality

  • ANC = 60.49%
  • EFF = 18.78%
  • DA = 9.28%
  • VF Plus = 4.39%
  • UIM= 0.44%

2. Kopanong Local Municipality

  • ANC = 66.04%
  • DA = 16.47%
  • EFF = 10.05%
  • VF Plus = 5.2%
  • ATM = 0.57%

3. Letsemeng Local Municipality

  • ANC = 64.53%
  • DA = 16.09%
  • EFF = 10.78%
  • VF Plus = 5.09%
  • ACDP = 1.7%

4. Tokologo Local Municipality

  • ANC = 56.84%
  • DA = 17.44%
  • EFF = 14.82%
  • VF Plus = 4.12%
  • ATM = 0.9%

5. Mangaung Metropolitan Council

  • ANC = 45.05%
  • DA = 31.11%
  • EFF = 9.43%
  • VF Plus = 5.43%
  • PA = 3.45%

6. Mantsopa Local Municipality

  • ANC = 59.59%
  • DA = 23.92%
  • EFF = 10.02%
  • COPE = 2.77%
  • VF Plus = 1.26%

7. Masilonyana Local Municipality

  • ANC = 54.82%
  • DA = 20.46%
  • EFF = 10.54%
  • VF Plus = 5.36%
  • F4SD= 1.16%

8. Tswelopele Local Municipality

  • ANC = 61.6%
  • DA = 15.69%
  • EFF = 11.49%
  • TYP = 5.76%
  • VF Plus = 3.5%

9. Nala Local Municipality

  • ANC = 48.72%
  • EFF= 23.21%
  • DA = 9.45%%
  • N.C.F = 8.37%
  • VF Plus = 6.02%

10. Matjhabeng Local Municipality

  • ANC = 54.49%
  • DA = 20.91%
  • EFF = 11.81%
  • VF Plus = 2.65%
  • ISANCO = 2.29%

11. Setsoto Local Municipality

  • ANC = 50.96%
  • SSDF = 22.88%
  • EFF = 9.11%
  • DA = 6.96%
  • VF Plus = 4.84%

12. Moqhaka Local Municipality

  • ANC = 48.92%
  • DA = 22.54%
  • EFF = 11.15%
  • Moqhaka Community Forum = 6.37%
  • VF Plus = 5.38%

13. Dihlabeng Local Municipality

  • ANC = 55.69%
  • DA = 16.29%
  • EFF = 10.23%
  • AULA = 4.65%
  • VF Plus = 3.78%

14. Nketoane Local Municipality

  • ANC = 51.67%
  • DA = 13.13%
  • EFF = 12.08%
  • VF Plus = 8.31%
  • AULA = 2.34%

15. Ngwathe Local Municipality

  • ANC = 55.66%
  • DA = 19.41%
  • EFF = 13.26%
  • VF Plus = 6.43%
  • NGWTHERA = 2.61%

16. Metsimaholo Local Municipality

  • ANC = 34.01%
  • DA = 27.04%
  • EFF = 24.96%
  • VF Plus = 5.31%
  • AIC = 1.44%

17. Maluti-a-Phofung Local Municipality

  • ANC = 39.36%
  • MAP16= 28.06%
  • DA = 7.47%
  • EFF = 9.73%
  • DPSA = 4.39%

18. Phumelela Local Municipality

  • ANC = 64.19%
  • DA = 12.18%
  • EFF = 10.66%
  • VF Plus = 5.51%
  • IFP = 1.79%

19. Mafube Local Municipality

  • ANC = 56.98%
  • EFF = 14.31%
  • VF Plus = 9.4%
  • DA = 8.49%
  • F4SD = 2.44%