Here’s my review of the 1 April by-elections
The tables below summarise the results of the 26 November by-elections. Most of the wards were retained by the incumbent parties, although the ANC and the NFP lost a ward each:
The by-elections on Wednesday 26 November are set to be the biggest since the 2011 municipal elections, and possibly the biggest in South Africa’s election history. There are a stonking 31 wards up for election, although five wards will be uncontested.