Official: ANC wins South Africa's election with 57.5%

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South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa: Party wins majority vote despite losing some ground The final tally of the South African election is out, with the ruling African National Congress (ANC), winning 57.

51% of votes cast. The website of the Electoral Commission, which showed 100 per cent capturing of the 17 668 318 votes cast, showed that the ANC polled 10,026 047 votes, which is less than the 11 million votes won in 2014.

Analysts said the electoral performance was the worst since the party came to power in 1994, with legendary Nelson Mandela as president.

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