Mogale City Local Municipality

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Mogale City
Local municipality
Official seal of Mogale City
Seal
Location in Gauteng
Location in Gauteng
Coordinates: 26°0′S 27°40′E / 26.000°S 27.667°E / -26.000; 27.667Coordinates: 26°0′S 27°40′E / 26.000°S 27.667°E / -26.000; 27.667
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
District West Rand
Seat Krugersdorp
Wards 34
Government[1]
 • Type Municipal council
 • Mayor Koketso Calvin Seerane
Area
 • Total 1,342 km2 (518 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 362,422
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[2]
 • Black African 75.6%
 • Coloured 0.8%
 • Indian/Asian 2.2%
 • White 21.0%
First languages (2011)[3]
 • Tswana 31.7%
 • Afrikaans 17.2%
 • Zulu 11.2%
 • English 9.7%
 • Other 30.2%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Municipal code GT481

Mogale City Local Municipality is a local municipality in West Rand District Municipality, Gauteng, in South Africa.

Main places[edit]

The 2001 census divided the municipality into the following main places:[4]

Place Code Area (km2) Population Most spoken language
Kagiso 70101 21.12 100,940 Tswana
Krugersdorp 70102 195.99 86,614 Afrikaans
Magaliesburg 70103 7.43 2,512 Tswana
Mogale City 70109 0.61 1,411 Tswana
Muldersdrift 70105 18.07 599 Tswana
Munsieville 70106 1.81 19,837 Tswana
Orient Hills 70107 0.23 1,083 Tswana
Rietvallei 70108 2.83 31,261 Tswana
Remainder of the municipality 70104 847.97 45,457 Tswana

Politics[edit]

The municipal council consists of sixty-eight members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Thirty-four councillors are elected by first-past-the-post voting in thirty-four wards, while the remaining thirty-four are chosen from party lists so that the total number of party representatives is proportional to the number of votes received. In the election of 18 May 2011 the African National Congress (ANC) won a majority of forty-one seats on the council. The following table shows the results of the election.[5][6]

Party Votes Seats
Ward List Total  % Ward List Total
African National Congress 62,171 63,614 125,785 60.4 25 16 41
Democratic Alliance 34,467 34,078 68,545 32.9 9 14 23
People's Civic Organisation 1,804 1,617 3,421 1.6 0 1 1
Congress of the People 1,605 1,544 3,149 1.5 0 1 1
Freedom Front Plus 1,560 1,362 2,922 1.4 0 1 1
Inkatha Freedom Party 679 643 1,322 0.6 0 1 1
National Freedom Party 509 597 1,106 0.5 0 0 0
African Christian Democratic Party 381 568 949 0.5 0 0 0
Azanian People's Organisation 403 351 754 0.4 0 0 0
Independent 445 445 0.2 0 0
Total 104,024 104,374 208,398 100.0 34 34 68
Spoilt votes 1,337 1,129 2,466

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact list: Executive Mayors". Government Communication & Information System. Retrieved 22 February 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Table: Census 2011 by district council, gender, age in 5 year groups and population group". Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "Table: Census 2011 by district council, gender, language and population group". Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 
  4. ^ Lookup Tables - Statistics South Africa
  5. ^ "Results Summary – All Ballots: Mogale City". Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 24 November 2013. 
  6. ^ "Seat Calculation Detail: Mogale City". Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 24 November 2013. 

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