Local Government Election 2021 Results
The DA's mayoral candidate in Ekurhuleni, Tania Campbell, emerged victorious in the vote, thereby ending the ANC's 20-year reign in their former stronghold.
Mpho Phalatse is the first female Mayor of the City of Johannesburg. Herman Mashaba says that the DA has ActionSA and the EFF to thank for its candidate winning
The Democratic Alliance has announced that the party does not support ActionSA's Herman Mashaba's nomination for mayor of Johannesburg or want any coalitions.
Voter apathy caused the ANC to lose majority votes during the local government election. An Ipsos and eNCA survey series found that voters do not trust them.
Political parties did not fair very well in the 2021 municipal elections with the three big parties ANC, DA and EFF losing support in some big municipalities.
John Steenhuisen, the Democratic Alliance leader, says the political organisation is not willing to partner with the ANC and EFF to form coalition governments.