Alan Winde of the DA has been re-elected Western Cape premier at the first sitting of the provincial legislature on Thursday, beating the ANC’s nominated candidate, Muhammad Khalid Sayed. 

The vote took place by secret ballot under the presiding officer, acting judge president of the Western Cape High Court Patricia Goliath. Winde received 26 votes and Sayed 14 votes, which indicates both the DA and ANC got support from some of the smaller parties. There were two spoilt ballots. There are 42 members of the provincial legislature...

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