The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has finalised the results from 13 731 of the 22 924 voting stations or 59.89%  – totaling 8.9 million votes.

By 18:30 on Thursday evening, results from a further 2 577 voting stations had been captured and were awaiting audit and finalisation.

Leading the way in capturing results was the Northern Cape where 94.48% of results had been captured followed by the Western Cape with 89.8%, Eastern Cape with 85.1%, Mpumalanga with 79.96% and North West with 75.47%.