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Meet Drakenstein Municipality’s 33 new ward councillors

No less than 20 different political parties, including local parties, contested in this year's local government elections in Drakenstein Municipality

2021/11/12
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Press Release

12 November 2021

No less than 20 different political parties, including local parties, contested in this year's local government elections in Drakenstein Municipality - a clear sign that democracy is flourishing in this municipal area.

There are 33 wards in Drakenstein. Of the 20 contesting political parties, only two emerged victorious in the battle for the wards:

  • Democratic Alliance (DA) – 26 wards (79%)
  • African National Congress (ANC) – 7 wards (21%)

The political parties that will be represented in the new Drakenstein Municipal Council are:

PARTY                                                  SEATS

Democratic Alliance (DA)                                                       36                                                       

African National Congress (ANC)                                           13

GOOD                                                                                      4

Vryheidsfront Plus (VF PLUS)                                                  3                                             

Concerned Drakenstein Residents (CDR)                               3

African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP)                            1

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)                                         1

Patriotic Alliance (PA)                                                             1         

Independent Civic Organisation of South Africa (ICOSA)      1

Pan Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC)                              1

Al Jama-Ah (ALJAMA)                                                            1

 

On Monday, 15 November 2021, at the inaugural Council meeting, the Speaker, Executive Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Drakenstein Municipality will be elected. The Executive Mayor will then also announce the Mayoral Committee.

 

Drakenstein Municipality's new ward councillors are:

WARD

WARD CLLR

PARTY

1Calvin KroutzDA
2Nicolaas Daniël SauermanDA
3Annelize van RooyenDA
4Johan MillerDA
5Thobani Patrick MooiANC
6Nothula NongogoANC
7Ruth Belldine ArnoldsDA
8Ntombovuyo GodongwanaANC
9Luvuyo Espin BolaniANC
10Christephine KearnsDA
11Aidan Charles StowmanDA
12Ludia Sindiswa SambokweANC
13Soudah RossDA
14Brenda van WillinghDA
15Stephanus Johannes LiebenbergDA
16Zawkhaya XhegoANC
17Hendrik Johannes Nicolaas MattheeDA
18Elizabeth BaronDA
19Theunis Gerhardus BesterDA
20Patricia Beverley Ann CupidoDA
21Eva GouwsDA
22Felix Patric CupidoDA
23Elizabeth Aletta SolomonsDA
24Miriam Maria AdriaanseDA
25Laurichia Tylial van NiekerkDA
26Joan Veronica AndersonDA
27Vanessa Charmaine BooysenDA
28Reinhardt Heinrich van NieuwenhuyzenDA
29Avron Marchius Beres AppolisDA
30Johannes SmitDA
31Catherine Maria JacobsDA
32Sangolomzi GanandanaANC
33Lorenzo Clive Arendse

DA

 

The locations of the wards can be found here: http://www.drakenstein.gov.za/about-us/ward-maps.

 

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Issued by: Communication and Marketing, Drakenstein Municipality

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Drakenstein Municipality
Berg River Boulevard
Paarl
South Africa
7622

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S33 44.248 E18 58.108

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