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The National Freedom Party
National Freedom Party
(NFP) is a South African political party. It was launched on 25 January 2011 by Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi, former chairperson of the Inkatha Freedom Party
Inkatha Freedom Party
(IFP), along with other former IFP members.[1]

Contents

1 Election results

1.1 National elections 1.2 Provincial elections 1.3 Municipal elections

2 References

Election results[edit] In the 2011 municipal election, the NFP received 2.4% of the votes cast in South Africa,[2] and 10.4% of the votes cast in KwaZulu-Natal province.[3] It won a majority of seats in the eDumbe Local Municipality and a plurality in Nongoma Local Municipality. Following the 2014 South African general election, the NFP's Veronica Zanele Msibi was appointed to the position of Deputy Minister of Science and Technology. [4] The party was disqualified from participating in the 2016 municipal election as it had failed to pay the election fee to the Independent Electoral Commission.[5] National elections[edit]

Election Total votes Share of vote Seats +/– Government

2014[6] 288,742 1.57%

6 / 400

– 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

2014[6] 0.16% 0/63 0.11% 0/30 0.47% 0/73 7.31% 6/80 0.04% 0/49 0.75% 0/30 0.15% 0/33 0.03% 0/30 0.04% 0/42

Municipal elections[edit]

Election Votes %

2011 644,917 2.4%

2016[7] 5,224 0.01%

References[edit]

^ "Magwaza-Msibi launches National Freedom Party". The New Age. Jan 26, 2011.  ^ "Results Summary - All Ballots: All Provinces" (PDF). Independent Electoral Commission. 25 May 2011. Retrieved 26 May 2011.  ^ "Results Summary - All Ballots: KwaZulu-Natal" (PDF). Independent Electoral Commission. 25 May 2011. Retrieved 26 May 2011.  ^ http://www.parliament.gov.za/live/content.php?Item_ID=184&MemberID=299.  Missing or empty title= (help) ^ Mthetwa, Bongani (21 July 2016). "NFP in last-ditch court bid to contest local government elections". Business Day Live. Retrieved 9 August 2016.  ^ a b "2014 National and Provincial Elections Results - 2014 National and Provincial Election Results". IEC. Retrieved 11 May 2014.  ^ "Results Summary - All Ballots" (PDF). elections.org.za. Retrieved 11 August 2016. 

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