IEC confirms 19 000 spoilt ballots since counting started
The Electoral Commission (IEC) has confirmed that, so far, there are more than 19 000 spoilt ballots since the counting process commenced on Wednesday night.
While voter turnout is standing at 64.46%, the Good party headed by Patricia De Lille is the only newcomer that is gaining significance so far.
With just over 1.6-million votes counted, the ANC is leading the national race with 53.89%, the DA with 27.14% and the EFF with 7.83%.
This after more than 3 100 voting districts have declared.