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The African People's Convention
African People's Convention
is a South African political party formed by Themba Godi, former deputy leader of the Pan-Africanist Congress of Azania via floor-crossing legislation, on 4 September 2007. Godi defected along with the PAC's only two provincial representatives, Eastern Cape
Eastern Cape
MPL Zingisa Mkabile and Gauteng
Gauteng
MPL Malesela Ledwaba.[1] Godi is the current leader of the APC in parliament. The party retained its seat in the National Assembly in the 2009 elections, although it lost both of its representatives in the provincial legislatures of Gauteng
Gauteng
and Eastern Cape. It retained its seat in the 2014 election. Like the PAC, the party's ideology officially appeals to "Africanists, Pan Africanists and socialists".

Contents

1 Election results

1.1 National elections 1.2 Provincial elections 1.3 Municipal elections

2 References 3 External links

Election results[edit] National elections[edit]

Election Total votes Share of vote Seats +/– Government

2007 Floor-crossing — —

2 / 400

2 in opposition

2009 35,867 0.20

1 / 400

1 in opposition

2014 30,676 0.17

1 / 400

0 in opposition

Provincial elections[edit]

Election Eastern Cape Free State Gauteng Kwazulu-Natal Limpopo Mpumalanga North-West Northern Cape Western Cape

% Seats % Seats % Seats % Seats % Seats % Seats % Seats % Seats % Seats

2009 0.20% 0/63 0.31% 0/30 0.12% 0/73 0.15% 0/80 0.30% 0/49 0.37% 0/30 0.29% 0/33 0.34% 0.30 0.09% 0/42

2014 0.23% 0/63 0.32% 0/30 0.16% 0/73 0.18% 0/80 0.35% 0/49 0.44% 0/30 0.40% 0/33 0.28% 0.30 0.06% 0/42

Municipal elections[edit]

Election Votes %

2016[2] 84,579 0.22%

References[edit]

^ Jacques Keet (4 September 2007). "Godi leaves PAC for African People's Convention". The M&G Online.  ^ "Results Summary - All Ballots" (PDF). elections.org.za. Retrieved 11 August 2016. 

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