South Africa: 1995/96 Local government election results - voter registration and turnout

Updated October 2002

Province No voting age Registered voters No votes cast Rejected ballots
Eastern Cape 3 627 185 2 747 418
75.75%
1 271 983
55.40%
13 240
1.04%
Free State 1 526 049 1 152 081
75.49%
573 564
53.37%
10 099
1.76%
Gauteng 4 964 590 3 713 162
74.79%
1 801 887
48.56%
25 584
1.42%
Mpumalanga 1 589 692 1 117 012
70.27
567 279
52.60%
11 100
1.96%
Northern Cape 401 761 343 784
85.57%
220 611
65.06%
3 869
1.75%
Northern Province 2 063 352 1 746 633
84.65%
791 434
46.15%
15 872
2.01%
North West 1 873 704 1 419 826
75.78%
643 657
45.49%
10 261
1.59%
Western Cape 2 232 152 1 969 159
88.22%
1 177 301
59.79%
12 763
1.08%
KwaZulu-Natal 4 029 026 3 573 619
88.70%
1 626 851
45.52%
22 282
1.37%
Total 22 307 511 17 782 694
79.72%
8 675 567
48.79%
125 070
1.44%

Table source

Adapted from LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS TASK GROUP 1996 ETG Report on Local Government Elections in South Africa 1995/1996, 230.