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#Elections2014: 95% of votes counted

The ANC will retain power, but with a slightly reduced majority and facing a larger DA.

ANC will retain power, but with a slightly reduced majority and facing a larger Democratic Alliance. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN.

PRETORIA - With around 95 percent of the votes now counted in the 2014 elections the ANC will retain power, but with a slightly reduced majority and facing a larger Democratic Alliance (DA).

Picture: EWN.

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will also be in Parliament.

Video: IEC centre.

With this election over bar the counting of five percent of the vote, the ANC is now on 62,5 percent while the DA is just under 21 percent while the EFF is over six percent.

Julius Malema will said he has every reason to be pleased with that result.

Picture: EWN.

There is still a small chance that Agang SA could get one seat in Parliament as it's sitting on 43,000 votes.

It seems that the big hold up in these results is in Gauteng with only 66 percent of the vote being counted and that's probably because of the size of the metros.

These numbers could end up all coming in at once.

Picture: EWN.

But for the moment it looks like the ruling party lost substantial support in the province from 64 percent in 2009 to just 53,3 now.

That number could still go up as the DA is on 31,6 and the EFF on 9,6 percent in Gauteng.

DA LEADS WC

The DA looks set to retain the Western Cape with 90 percent of the votes captured.

The party is leading the pack in the province where there are 2,9 million registered voters.

Picture: DA twitter.

During the 2009 elections, the DA garnered just under one million votes.

This time, the party has over 1,1 million of the captured votes and counting continues.

The ANC is second on the leader board with 34 percent of the vote, which is slightly better than the party's 2009 performance in the province.

Video: Election Votes.

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) caused an upset for other smaller parties, garnering two percent of the votes.

Get all the latest on the elections and the results on the EWN election blog.