Democratic Alliance retains ward 21 in Stellenbosch

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Tebogo Msimanga |

The Democratic Alliance ( DA) announced that they have retained ward 21 in Stellenbosch, following today’s by-election. DA Western Cape leader Tertuis Simmers said this victory ensures that the ward remains in capable hands and that the new ward councillor will build on the success of clean governance and excellent service delivery.

The results of Wednesday’s by-election are as follows:

DA – 72.57% – 1386 VOTES

ANC – 0.68% – 13 VOTES

EFF – 0.47% – 9 VOTES

ACDP – 16.28% – 311 VOTES

GOOD – 4.08% – 78 VOTES

INDEP – 5.92% – 113 VOTES

% Poll – 37.71%

Simmers congratulated the newly elected DA ward councillor, Mynard Slabbert, on his victory. “Mynard will join a well-established team of DA councillors under the leadership of Stellenbosch Mayor, Gesie van Deventer. We wish to also thank the voters of ward 21 who have again put their trust in the DA, the only party that gets things done”.

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