First democratic election results for SA


Friday, 29 April 1994

Nearly 20 million people participated in the 1994 election in which the African National Congress (ANC) gained an overwhelming victory during the first ever multi-racial general elections in South Africa, started on 27 April 1994. The ANC gained 62.60% while the National Party (NP) gained 20.40% of the votes.

• Cape Town  site, New South Africa: 1994 elections, [online], Available at [Accessed: 25 April 2014]

Last updated : 28-Apr-2016

This article was produced for South African History Online on 16-Mar-2011