Election Update: DA pulls ahead in Nelson Mandela Bay

EWN reporter Raheema Essop reports latest results coming out of the hotly contested Nelson Mandela Bay municipality.

In Nelson Mandela Bay, more than 73% of votes counted, and currently the DA is pulling ahead.

Essop says that by 12pm, the IEC provincial officer said 73% of votes have been confirmed in Nelson Mandela Bay.

The DA is in the lead with 50,2%, followed by the ANC’s 48,79% and EFF standing at 4,74%.

There are number of awards that are still outstanding.

About five wards within the Motherwell region, a stronghold of the ANC, had not yet been counted when the IEC official gave an update.

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