Johannesburg - The ANC has retained the Northern Cape and the North West following the completion of vote counting in those provinces.
All 707 voting districts in the Northern Cape have completed vote counting and the results have been declared.
The ANC won 57,54% of votes, with the DA coming in second at 25,51% and the EFF third with 9,71% of votes.
Support for the ANC has dropped in the Northern Cape compared to 2014 elections where it obtained 64,40%.
The DA and the EFF have managed to grow support in the province. The DA had retained 23,89% of the votes in 2014 and the EFF received 4,96%.