The counting of the South Africa election results for the 2016 Municipal Elections in South Africa continued through the night. The outcome will determine whether long-ruling political party is losing ground to the main opposition DA and the far-left EEF. According to the Independent Electoral Commission, voting went smoothly in most parts of the country apart from a few incidents encountered.

Here’s what we know so far:

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Vote counting is still very much underway however, the overall outlook of the voting results collated so far is as follows:

South African Election Results 2016 – Live Update

African national Congress (ANC)

Votes – 15,447,956

Seats won – 4,718

Councils – 164

Support – 54.27%

Democratic Alliance (DA)

Votes – 7,536,660

Seats won – 1,414

Councils – 22

Support – 26.48%

Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF)

Votes – 2,284,736

Seats won – 581

Councils won – 0

Support – 8.03%

Votes Calculated Councils Drawn Councils Not Yet Calculated Total Controlled Councils  Total Councils
97% 0 14 176 213

Keep Checking this page for more election result updates.