DA victorious in two out of three contested wards

We are delighted with our overwhelming, landslide victories in Ward 10 in the Northern Areas of Port Elizabeth and Ward 10 in Ndlambe Municipality. We are disappointed that we narrowly lost the closely contested Ward 40 by-election by 79 votes in Nelson Mandela Bay. The by-elections were held as a result of spectacular DA growth in the 2014 general election where DA Ward councillors Marshall von Buchenroder, Vicky Knoetze and …

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Landslide poll boost for DA: Daily Dispatch

Support for ruling party takes massive slump in Buffalo City’s Ward 3 by-election THE ANC in the Buffalo City region is bleeding this morning after a humiliating defeat to the DA in this week’s municipal polls. In Wednesday’s by-election in Ward 3, which covers Southernwood, Milner Estate and Braelyn, the ruling party garnered a mere 17.6%. The DA retained the ward, increasing its support from 54% to 82%, while ANC …

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