ANC re­tains coun­cil seat in Witzen­berg

Cape Argus - - METRO -

THE ANC re­tained its seat dur­ing a by-elec­tion at Witzen­berg Lo­cal Mu­nic­i­pal­ity, the In­de­pen­dent Elec­toral Com­mis­sion (IEC) said yes­ter­day.

Four can­di­dates from Cope, the DA and EFF con­tested the polls for ward 9 on Wed­nes­day.

“The new ANC coun­cil­lor 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%,” said the IEC.

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