2000 South African municipal elections

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South African municipal elections, 2000

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Party ANC Democratic Alliance IFP
Popular vote 59.4% 22.1% 9.1%
Percentage Increase 1.4% Increase 18.6% Increase 0.4%
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Municipal elections were held in South Africa on 5 December 2000 to elect members to the local governing councils in the municipalities of South Africa.


The popular vote, obtained by adding the ward ballots and the municipal proportional representation ballots, were as follows:[1][2]

Party %
African National Congress 59.4%
Democratic Alliance 22.1%
Inkatha Freedom Party 9.1%
United Democratic Movement 2.6%
African Christian Democratic Party 1.3%
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania 1.2%
United Christian Democratic Party 1.0%
Minority Front 0.3%
Azanian People's Organisation 0.3%
Freedom Front 0.1%
Other parties 2.6%


  1. ^ "South African local government election 2000: Party support". Electoral Institute of Southern Africa. Retrieved 23 May 2007.
  2. ^ "Municipal Elections 2000 Results". Independent Electoral Commission. Archived from the original on 24 February 2007. Retrieved 23 May 2007.