North West Provincial Legislature

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North West Provincial Legislature
5th legislature
Deputy speaker
Seats 33
North West Legislature, 2014 general election.svg
Political groups
Party-list proportional representation
Last election
7 May 2014
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The North West Provincial Legislature is the primary legislative body of the South African province of North West. It is unicameral in its composition, and elects the premier and the provincial cabinet from among the members of the leading party or coalition in the parliament.


The Legislature, like all those in South Africa, is chosen via party list proportional representation, for terms of five years, though may be dissolved earlier under certain conditions. The most recent election was held on 7 May 2014. The following table summarises the results.

Party Votes Vote % Seats
African National Congress 733,490 67.39 23
Economic Freedom Fighters 143,765 13.21 5
Democratic Alliance 138,521 12.73 4
Freedom Front Plus 18,746 1.72 1
Other parties 53,928 4.95 0
Total 1,088,450 100.0 33


The Speaker of the Legislature is S Mahumapelo [1] and his deputy is M Mapulane; they are both members of the African National Congress.


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