East London - The Eastern Cape legislature will have its first sitting for the sixth administration on Wednesday, with 63 members representing six different parties expected to be sworn in.
The national governing African National Congress will have the highest number of provincial legislators at 44, followed by the Democratic Alliance (DA) with 10, Economic Freedom Fighters with five, and the United Democratic Movement with two seats.
Newcomer African Transformation Movement and the Freedom Front Plus will have one representative each.
The house of public representatives will also elect its office bearers such as the premier, the speaker and the deputy speaker.
ANC provincial chairman Oscar Mabuyane is set to become premier following his appointment by the party's National Executive Committee.