Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality
|• Type||Municipal council|
|• Total||6,358 km2 (2,455 sq mi)|
|• Density||24/km2 (62/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
Towns/villages in the municipal area
- Fort Beaufort (seat)
- Healdtown township
The municipal council consists of forty-six members elected by mixed-member proportional representation. Twenty-three councillors are elected by first-past-the-post voting in twenty-three wards, while the remaining twenty-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 3 August 2016 the African National Congress (ANC) won a majority of thirty-eight seats on the council. The following table shows the results of the election.
|African National Congress||34,232||35,725||69,957||78.8||23||15||38|
|Economic Freedom Fighters||2,097||2,711||4,808||5.4||0||3||3|
|Pan Africanist Congress||457||298||755||0.8||0||0||0|
|United Democratic Movement||225||454||679||0.8||0||0||0|
|African People's Convention||48||322||370||0.4||0||0||0|
|African Christian Democratic Party||67||164||231||0.3||0||0||0|
- Sum of the statistics from Census 2011 for Nkonkobe, Nxuba.
- "The Local Government Handbook". Retrieved 6 August 2016.
- "Results Summary – All Ballots: Nkonkobe/Nxuba" (PDF). Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 8 December 2016.
- "Seat Calculation Detail: Nkonkobe/Nxuba" (PDF). Independent Electoral Commission. Retrieved 8 December 2016.