THE African National Congress (ANC) is leading all political parties in the 2019 National elections with 54.91% from the 1 949 724 vote counted so far.

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is right behind the ANC with 26.10% from 926 643 that have been counted nationally.

To date 27.83% of voting stations have been counted, from the 65.07% voter turnout.

Over 3.6 million votes have been counted, as 26.75 million registered to vote in the National elections.

According to the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) over 48 994 votes were spoilt.