Ventersdorp Local Municipality
Location in the North West
|District||Dr Kenneth Kaunda|
|• Type||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Nontetho Cilia Phoyane|
|• Total||3,764 km2 (1,453 sq mi)|
|• Density||15/km2 (39/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||90.1%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Time zone||SAST (UTC+2)|
|Place||Code||Area (km2)||Population||Most spoken language|
|Schoonspruit Nature Reserve||61701||38.41||0||-|
|Remainder of the municipality||61703||3,716.51||26,329||Tswana|
The municipal council consists of twelve members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Six councillors are elected by first-past-the-post voting in six wards, while the remaining six 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 ten seats on the council.
|African National Congress||8,612||8,791||17,403||80.9||6||4||10|
|Congress of the People||410||331||741||3.4||0||0||0|
|Freedom Front Plus||155||168||323||1.5||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: Ventersdorp". Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2013.
- "Seat Calculation Detail: Ventersdorp". Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 3 December 2013.
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