MIL-OSI Africa: Voter turnout at 58.57% in 2024 national elections

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Source: South Africa News Agency

Saturday, June 1, 2024

With more than 98% of votes in the 2024 National and Provincial Elections having being counted and validated, voter turnout for these elections is at over 50%.

The Electoral Commission’s 2024 National and Provincial Elections Results Dashboard placed voter turnout at 58.57 % as at 10:52 am on Saturday.

This as 98.42% of votes or 22 923 of 23 292 voting districts, having been completed.

South Africans voted in the seventh democratic elections on Wednesday, 29 May. 

According to the dashboard, Gauteng currently stands with the highest voter turnout at 63.72%. The province had a registered population of 6,541,978 in these elections.

This as registered voters in completed voting districts (VDs) stood at 584,569 and the total votes cast in completed VDs stood at 372,465.

Gauteng was followed by the Northern Cape at 62.49 % and KwaZulu-Natal  at 61.81 % to date.

The Western Cape is fourth at 58.09 %.

The other provinces stood as follows as at 10:26 am:

  • Free State  57.45 %
  • Mpumalanga 58.03 %
  • Eastern Cape  54.47 %
  • Limpopo 53.68 %
  • North West 51.82 %

Vote capturing and validation continues.

Voter turnout in the 2019 national elections was at 66.05 %. –SAnews.gov.za

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