Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality
|• Type||Municipal council|
|• Mayor||Lindiwe Gunuza Nkwentsha (ANC)|
|• Total||13,584 km2 (5,245 sq mi)|
|• Density||18/km2 (47/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality is a local municipality of South Africa. It was established after the August 2016 local elections by the merging of Tsolwana, Inkwanca, Lukhanji local municipalities.
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 3 August 2016 the African National Congress (ANC) won a majority of fifty seats on the council. The following table shows the results of the election.
|African National Congress||48,234||47,997||96,231||73.8||32||18||50|
|Economic Freedom Fighters||5,119||5,142||10,261||7.9||0||6||6|
|United Front of the Eastern Cape||1,085||1,111||2,196||1.7||0||1||1|
|United Democratic Movement||704||954||1,658||1.3||0||1||1|
|Congress of the People||630||840||1,470||1.1||0||1||1|
|Independent Ratepayers Association of SA||353||218||571||0.4||0||0||0|
|Pan Africanist Congress||152||336||488||0.4||0||0||0|
|Freedom Front Plus||140||142||282||0.2||0||0||0|
- Sum of the statistics from Census 2011 for Tsolwana, Inkwanca, Lukhanji.
- "The Local Government Handbook". Retrieved 6 August 2016.
- "Results Summary – All Ballots: Tsolwana/Inkwanca/Lukanji" (PDF). Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 9 December 2016.
- "Seat Calculation Detail: Tsolwana/Inkwanca/Lukanji" (PDF). Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 9 December 2016.