ANC has early Gauteng lead

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iol news pic pm iec bantu holomisa 193 INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS UDM leader Bantu Holomiza and DA Premier candidate for Gauteng Mmusi Maimane at the IEC Election Results Centre in Pretoria. Picture: Chris Collingridge





The African National Congress had a healthy lead in Gauteng with 53.89 percent of votes counted so far by Thursday afternoon.

The party had 727,241 votes in the province compared to the Democratic Alliance's 435,926, which gave the opposition 32.30

percent of the ballot in Gauteng.

By 5.30pm the Economic Freedom Fighters had 8.36 percent or 112,801 votes.

There were six million registered voters in Gauteng.


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