IEC to announce Nelson Mandela Bay Metro final results on Thursday
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 17:10:51
The much-contested-for Nelson Mandela Bay Metro results are expected to be declared by Thursday evening. This is according to Deputy Chief Electoral Officer Sy Mamabolo, speaking at a media briefing the Results Operations Centre in Pretoria earlier.
With 91.3% of the voting districts declared in the metro, the DA is currently leading the polls in the region by nearly 50%. The ANC stands at 39.25% and the EFF at 4.87, still poised to be a possible kingmaker.
Mamabolo says the final results from the municipality are expected to be announced on Thursday evening.
“Nelson Mandela Bay Metro is currently at 91.3% complete. So, we are working very hard to declare that municipality some time during the course of this evening. There are just 44 result slips that have to be captured, scanned and audited at that municipality.”
According to the IEC results for the other metros can only be expected out sometime on Friday afternoon.
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