ANC wins South Africa 2014 election with 62 percent

JOHANNESBURG Sat May 10, 2014 2:48am IST

A woman casts her ballot in Johannesburg's Alexandra township, May 7, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings

A woman casts her ballot in Johannesburg's Alexandra township, May 7, 2014.

Credit: Reuters/Mike Hutchings

Related Topics

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's ruling African National Congress won the 2014 national election with 62.16 percent of the votes, the electoral commission said on Friday.

The provisional result shows the ANC's main rival, the Democratic Alliance (DA), took 22.22 percent, while the ultra-left Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) managed 6.35 percent.

(Reporting by Xola Potelwa; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

FILED UNDER:
Comments (0)
This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication.

  • Most Popular
  • Most Shared

Canada Shooting

REUTERS SHOWCASE

'Zero Hunger' Goal

'Zero Hunger' Goal

India sees Brazil as a "role model" in beating hunger.  Full Article 

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

Bilawal, scion of Pakistan's Bhutto dynasty, throws down gauntlet to PM.  Full Article 

Modi's Reforms

Modi's Reforms

Modi takes first bite at coal to end India's power mess  Full Article 

Champions League

Champions League

Ronaldo leads rout as Real outclass Liverpool.  Full Article 

Ebola Outbreak

Ebola Outbreak

Official WHO Ebola toll near 5,000 with true number nearer 15,000.  Full Article 

New Google Mail

New Google Mail

Google launches new email service dubbed "Inbox"  Full Article 

Fighting IS

Fighting IS

Iraqi Kurds approve sending fighters to aid Syrian town  Full Article 

What's Next?

What's Next?

Fears for tough penalties grow as India cleans up business.  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device.  Full Coverage