With the election results still flowing in, the Democratic Alliance party is already, celebrating an “outstanding growth” across the country.
The opposition party said their electoral outcome will be pleasant.
According to the party, voters in Cape Town placed a stamp of approval on the DA’s governance record.
Cape Town didn’t just re-elect the DA, but did that with a resounding majority. Asserting that the Cape Town election results is the strongest ever, DA rejoiced that the voters endorsed their record of good governance in Cape Town.
“The early results show growth for the DA across the board in South African municipalities. We are buoyant as we await the newest results that come in,” stated the party’s Federal Chairperson, James Selfe.
Selfe added: “In Midvaal the DA has been re-elected with an increased majority. We view this as a clear recognition of the DA’s successes in governing Midvaal to be the best-run Municipality in Gauteng.
In the Western Cape, results so far show that voters have come out to re-elect the DA with outright majorities in Bergrivier, Langeberg, and Overstrand returning the DA to govern.
We can also now confirm that the Kouga Municipality in the Eastern Cape and the Cape Agulhas Municipality in the Western Cape is projected to be an outright majority for the DA. We look forward to bringing the DA difference to Kouga and Cape Agulhas.”
DA Maintains Nelson Mandela Bay’s Lead
Currently, about 67% of the votes have been counted in Nelson Mandela Bay. The DA continues to lead with 53% percent of the votes. ANC is still following behind but has dropped, accounting for about 37% of the votes.
To Selfe, it is clear that South African voters have identified strongly with the DA offer in Election 2016. Thus, he remarked: “We thank every voter who came out yesterday to cast their ballots for the DA.”