As the IEC declares the elections free and fair.

Democratic Alliance (DA) obtain the second highest amount of seats in the National Assembly with 84 seats, five less than what they had in 2014.

The Democratic Alliance is analysing its drop in voter support, and the DA’s Makashule Gana said party leader Mmusi Maimane cannot be blamed alone for its election results.

The African National Congress (ANC) retains its national majority
earning only 230 seats compared to the 249 they obtained in the 2014 elections.

In third place the (EFF), in terms of seat allocation in the National Assembly the Economic Freedom Fighters with 44 seats, 19 more than what they obtained in 2014.