A list of candidates for the National Assembly and Provincial Legislations has been released by the Democratic Alliance ahead of the 2019 general elections. Party leader, Mmusi Maimane, tops the list amongst the other stand out figures; John Steenhuisen, Natasha Mazzone, James Selfe, Mike Waters and Glynis Breytenback.
Gwen Ngenya, who has resigned as the party’s head of policy in January is also mentioned on the list. The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) were the first to release their list of candidates, shortly after the Electoral Commissions of South Africa’s (IEC) due date for submissions. On the same day, ANC Secretary General, Ace Magashule, revealed the top 10 candidates on the governing party’s national list.