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ANC retains seat in Western Cape by-election

6th December 2018 BY: African News Agency

The African National Congress (ANC) retained its seat during a by-election at Witzenberg Municipality, Western Cape, the Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) said on Thursday.

Four candidates from Congress of the People (Cope), Democratic Alliance (DA) and the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) contested the polls for Ward 9 on Wednesday.

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''The new Councillor for the ANC is Mxolisi Joseph Ndaba in Ward 9 in Witzenberg Municipality The party retained the seat with 49.57% of the votes cast compared to 48.90% in the 2016 municipal elections. Voter turnout yesterday was 37.37 percent,'' said the IEC. 

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