The CSIR predicts that based on the national vote in the City of Cape Town metropolitan areas, support for the Democratic Alliance (DA) has declined.
The DA, which secured 66.6% of the vote at local government level in 2016, is predicted to end with 54% of the vote cast for national elections yesterday. .
Just more than 15% of the national vote has been counted and returned from voting districts in the City of Cape Town.
The ANC is predicted to make a gain of almost 5% in support in the area, and the Good Party is expected to end with 2.5% support from people who cast their national vote in the metropolitan area.