ANC retains council seat in Witzenberg
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.