Mpofana Local Municipality
Location in KwaZulu-Natal
|• Type||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Mcedisi Mthethwa|
|• Total||1,820 km2 (700 sq mi)|
|• Density||21/km2 (54/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||92.1%|
|First languages (2011)|
|• Southern Ndebele||1.2%|
|Time zone||SAST (UTC+2)|
|Remainder of the municipality||50901||1,642.85||23,104|
The municipal council consists of seven members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Four councillors are elected by first-past-the-post voting in four wards, while the remaining three 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 five seats on the council. The following table shows the results of the election.
|African National Congress||6,602||6,721||13,323||70.0||4||1||5|
|Inkatha Freedom Party||1,113||1,141||2,254||11.8||0||1||1|
|National Freedom Party||522||455||977||5.1||0||0||0|
|African Christian Democratic Party||35||31||66||0.3||0||0||0|
- "Contact list: Executive Mayors". Government Communication & Information System. Retrieved 22 February 2012.
- "Table: Census 2011 by district council, gender, age in 5 year groups and population group". Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 6 November 2012.
- "Table: Census 2011 by district council, gender, language and population group". Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 6 November 2012.
- Lookup Tables - Statistics South Africa
- "Results Summary – All Ballots: Mooi Mpofana". Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2013.
- "Seat Calculation Detail: Mooi Mpofana". Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2013.