14 of the 48 parties that contested the elections to serve in National Assembly

Despite a record of 48 parties contesting the national elections, only 14 of them will serve in the National Assembly.

This is according to Electoral Commission chairperson Glen Mashinini, who announced the election results on Saturday. “For the sixth time and the 26th year in a row, the majority party in the National Assembly of South Africa will be the ANC with 230 seats,” he said.

The party is down by 19 seats in the National Assembly as it secured 57.

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