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These are the final elections 2019 numbers

LIVE: Who's in and out of Parliament - we decode the numbers

Posted by Eyewitness News on Saturday, 11 May 2019

Final numbers: 

In the National Assembly:
 The Pan Africanist Congress with one (1) seat
 Al Jama-ah with one (1) seat
 The United Democratic Movement with two (2) seats
 The National Freedom Party with two (2) seats
 The Good Party with two (2) seats
 The Congress of the People with two (2) seats
 The African Transformation Movement with two (2) seats
 The African Independent Congress with two (2) seats
 The African Christian Democratic Party with four (4) seats
 The Vryheidsfront Plus with ten (10) seats
 The Inkatha Freedom Party with fourteen (14) seats
 The Economic Freedom Fighters with forty four (44) seats
 The Democratic Alliance with eighty four (84) seats
 The African National Congress with two hundred and thirty seats (230).

In the Eastern Cape:
 The African Transformation Movement with one (1) seat
 The Vryheidsfront Plus with one (1) seat
 The United Democratic Movement with two (2) seats
 The Economic Freedom Fighters with five (5) seats
 The Democratic Alliance with ten (10) seats
 The African National Congress with forty four (44) seats

In the Free State:
 The Vryheidsfront Plus with one (1) seat
 The Economic Freedom Fighters with four (4) seats
 The Democratic Alliance with six (6) seats
 The African National Congress with nineteen(19) seats

In Gauteng:
 The African Christian Democratic Party with one (1) seat
 The Inkatha Freedom Party with one (1) seat
 The Economic Freedom Fighters with eleven (11) seats
 The Democratic Alliance with twenty (20) seats
 The African National Congress with thirty seven (37) seats

In KwaZulu-Natal:
 The African Transformation Movement with one (1) seat
 The African Christian Democratic Party with one (1) seat
 The Minority Front with one (1) seat
 The National Freedom Party with one (1) seat
 The Economic Freedom Fighters with eight (8) seats
 The Democratic Alliance with eleven (11) seats
 The Inkatha Freedom Party with thirteen (13) seats
 The African National Congress with forty four (44) seats

In Limpopo:
 The Vryheidsfront Plus with one (1) seat
 The Democratic Alliance with three (3) seats
 The Economic Freedom Fighters with seven (7) seats
 The African National Congress with thirty eight (38) seats

In Mpumalanga:
 The Vryheidsfront Plus with one (1) seat
 The Democratic Alliance with three (3) seats
 The Economic Freedom Fighters with four (4) seats
 The African National Congress with twenty two (22) seats

In the North West:
 The Vryheidsfront Plus with two (2) seats
 The Democratic Alliance with four (4) seats
 The Economic Freedom Fighters with six (6) seats
 The African National Congress with twenty one (21) seats

In the Northern Cape:
 The Vryheidsfront Plus with one (1) seat
 The Economic Freedom Fighters with three (3) seats
 The Democratic Alliance with eight (8) seats
 The African National Congress with eighteen (18) seats

In the Western Cape:
 Al-jamah with one (1) seat
 The Vryheidsfront Plus with one (1) seat
 The African Christian Democratic Party with one (1) seat
 The Good Party with one (1) seat
 The Economic Freedom Fighters with two (2) seats
 The African National Congress with twelve (12) seats
 The Democratic Alliance with twenty four (24) seats


Love is one of the commissioners at the IEC. She is making one of the final vote of thanks. 

"Without a free press, there can be no democracy" - Janet Love

Election finally declared free and fair. 

Ramaphosa completes his speech to much applause. 

Ramaphosa says we should work together, "black and white, men and women, young and old, to build a South Africa for all who live in it".

Ramaphosa highlights that the elections were "free and fair, and also legitimate", before thanking the media for its "vital role in our democracy".

Note:

Ramaphosa remembers those who lost all their belongings in floods that hit the country in April. 

The DA is the official opposition with 84 seats, and the ANC wins 230 seats in Parliament.

There will be 14 parties in Parliament representing South Africans. 

In the Western Cape, the ANC is the official opposition with 12 seats, and the DA won 24 seats.

In the Northern Cape, the opposition went to the Democratic Alliance with 8 seats, and the majority is the ANC with 18 seats.

In Mpumalanga, the EFF wins another official opposition with 4 seats, and the ANC won the majority with 22 seats. 

Limpopo: The EFF is the official opposition with 7 seats, and the ANC wins the province with 38 seats. 

In KZN, the IFP won the official opposition with 13 seats, the ANC wins with 44 seats. 

ANC wins Gauteng with 37 seats, official opposition is the DA with 26 seats

Mamabolo thanks everyone who made the election a success to much applause. 

Mamabolo says the media has mainly focused on the negative during these elections, but that there is a positive side in the number of South Africans who braved distances and weather to 

Mamabolo says the elections have had it's many challenges, including financial, logistical and more.

As the election results declaration gets underway, IEC Chief Electoral Officer Sy Mamabolo says it’s been a journey that has been traversed by the indomitable staff of the IEC who made SA proud.

IEC commissioner Sy Mamabolo is addressing the media guests at the national results operations centre in Tshwane as we ready for the official election results announcement. 

Mambolo thanks all those who've worked hard during these elections.

WATCH LIVE: Final IEC briefing ahead of election results announcement

IEC chair Sy Mamabolo now on the podium.

The IEC's Nomsa Masuku is the MC.

Official welcoming now.

Ramaphosa has arrived, the national anthem now being sung.

President Cyril Ramaphosa and the IEC will address the country on the elections and the results at 6pm.

WATCH LIVE: EWN does a final analysis of day 3 of vote counting.

https://business.facebook.com/EyewitnessNews/videos/422816578312120/

The briefing now ends as counting continues.

'The mere attempt to have done so... is something that is punishable.'

The IEC is clarifying the double voting issue now. It says attempting to do so can get one arrested. All the SAPS people arrested are people who attempted but did not do so. 

A study is being conducted on the indelible ink issue.

There seems to be a difference in clarity over the arrests. It's not clear if the arrested people successfully doubled voted or not.

The IEC has confirmed a statement by the SAPS that a journalist was arrested for attempted to double vote. They were reportedly identified as 52-year-old Etienne Mare and 57-year-old Malinda Halloway.

The IEC says there is no evidence of successful double voting, despite what some have been claiming.

The IEC says it has always used the same process in voting. It says it will reflect on a number of things in future.

The IEC says its lawyers are busy preparing a response to the legal challenge launched by smaller parties but can't speak on that now.

Watch the IEC briefing live on YouTube.

Among those arrested for attempted re-voting are two brothers.

On the arrested voters, 17 were arrested in one area. But these did not vote, they were caught before they could re-vote.

IEC disappointed by conduct of some parties in 'breaching of code'.

IEC welcomes endorsement from international observers. 

The IEC will receive a list of 1020 voting stations to sample the assurance process.

IEC Commissioner Love carries on now.

Mamabolo says 'let's keep it up for South Africans

Sy Mamabolo says the IEC will work throughout the night to conclude the process. They expect by midnight to have concluded all voting stations outstanding.

GP still has some way to go.

96.6% of voting stations have declared results. The following have concluded 100%.
MP
NW
NC
WC 

The IEC is about to brief media now.

With 95% valid votes counted, these are the only parties so far with enough votes to get seats in Parliament. PAC, Agang NOT included.

ANC SG Ace Magashule will join EWN live now.

The self-proclaimed "incoming president" is out - Mahlatse Mahlase speaks to the African Content Movement leader Hlaudi Motsoeneng on the national elections results that don't look great.

BLF's Andile Mngxitama is not happy.

ACM's Hlaudi Motsoeneng is keep up a fighting spirit. He says he's an experienced businessman and politician who has run a billion-rand business (SABC).

Just yesterday Fikile Mbalula said If it was not for Ramaphosa, ANC would have slipped below 50%. Now Ace doesn’t agree with that. “It’s not about individuals,” he says.
ANC SG Ace Magashule drops a bombshell. He has just said President Cyril Ramaphosa can’t take credit for the party’s win. I asked him if he agrees with people that Ramaphosa helped the party. His response “he is not candidate premier,it’s not about individual, it’s about ANC”
ANC secretary General Ace Magashule has told Clement Manyathela party president Cyril Ramaphosa can’t take credit for the party’s win. When asked if he agreed with people that Ramaphosa helped the party, his response was: “He is not candidate premier, it’s not about individual, it’s about ANC.”

The IEC confirmed the IFP member killed in Greytown was a party agent.

The ANC hangs onto power in the Northern Cape but with a far smaller majority than it won in 2014.

It became one of the most hotly contested provinces in the nation in the run-up to the polls, with opposition parties making a concerted effort to bring the ANC below the 50% mark.

The Northern Cape has officially announced its results and opposition parties have failed in their bid to bring the ANC below the 50% mark.

Politics Sphithiphithi: The DA's Athol Trollip talks about the party's stagnating growth, Mmusi Maimane and leadership...

LIVE: Athol Trollip on the DA's stagnating growth and Mmusi Maimane's leadership.

Posted by Eyewitness News on Friday, 10 May 2019

"And united we shall stand..." Sampson has asked everyone to stand to sing the national anthem.

As results trickle in, let's go to the streets for analysis: