As the shapes of our cities and towns become clearer, the change that will reverberate the most is national: support for the ANC countrywide dropped to below 50%.

The percentages used in this article are modelled projections by the Council for Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) and not final results. Based on previous voting patterns, demographics and turnout, these have been very accurate in the past. At 4.30pm on Tuesday, the ANC was sitting on 46.5%...

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