Mon. May 20th, 2019

Election results 2019: IEC’s legitimacy questioned, expect delays – live updates

The 2019 IEC result centre. Photo: GCISSouth Africans waiting for their election results will have to wait a little while longer. Stay up to date with the latest news here.

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On 8 May 2019, South Africans headed to the polls in their numbers. Analysts have described it as the most pivotal elections since the country’s dawn of democracy.

A record number of voters registered, but the youth under 30 was notably absent from that list.

The IEC’s suggestion that 90% of votes would be captured by 22:00 on Thursday seemed a bit ambitious. Counting hadn’t even reached the 70% mark by midnight. For a summary of how thing stand, check out our analysis.

For a snapshot of the historical election results as well as forecasts for how the 2019 election results might go, read: South Africa election results: How the country voted from 1994 to 2019

We’ll provide live updates of key events and results – and you can catch those in our live centre below.

Elections 2019 results: Latest news

Our live updates will appear below throughout the day. The live centre might take a while to load, please be patient. For rolling result updates and projections, scroll down further to below the news.


Elections 2019: Results and projections

Results below are a national tally from the IEC’s captured votes. It will update when data becomes available. Results are only official once the IEC declares them so at the end of counting and capturing.

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