The election results are slowly trickling in and so far the ANC is leading the pack by a large margin. Mzansi has had mixed emotions to the early outcome and people have taken to social media to share their thoughts.
A total of 2 417 603 valid votes have been counted, while 32 451 votes have been spoilt. At present, the ANC has 54.71% of the voter share, while the DA currently has 26.41%. The EFF trails behind with 7.98% of the votes.
Facebook user Omphimetse Innocent said:
"A lot of people were wearing EFF T-shirts and enjoying the privileges but their conscious was never gonna allow them to vote against the ANC. I self introspected myself in that ballot corner [sic]."
Eon Penny also had some scathing words for the EFF:
"EFF busy consulting sangomas and praying with urgency... asijiki. Many asking, "Where is EFF" are the very ones who were shouting, "EFF asijiki". They remind me of Simon Peter who denied knowing Jesus."
While Semakaleng Sefala is already celebrating an ANC victory:
"VIVA RAMAPHOSA VIVA ANC!"
Others expressed worry about the rumours of the elections being rigged.
Ntandazo Ngxingweni said:
"The ANC did it again and rigged the elections. Its day will come, even Mugabe thought he would rule forever mxm."
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