Final elections tally announced

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THE Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) has announced the final National Assembly seats tally after the 3 June 2017 elections.

Below is the final seats tally:

  • The All Basotho Convention (ABC) is the biggest winner, with 47 constituency seats and one proportional representation (PR) seat, with a total of 48. The ABC has also won three constituencies in which the candidates died before the elections. The IEC declared failed elections in Thupa-Kubu, Hololo and Teyateyaneng #24 constituencies.

ABC candidate for Thupa-Kubu constituency, Afrika Makakane, Basotho National Party (BNP) candidate for Hololo constituency, Matela Leakae and Popular Front for Democracy candidate for Teyateyaneng #24 constituency died ahead of the polls.

The constituency elections for the legislature candidates will be held after 90 days from the polls.

  • The Democratic Congress (DC) has 26 constituency seats and four PR seats, with a total of 30.
  • The Lesotho Congress for Democracy (LCD) has one constituency seat and 10 PR seats, with a total of 11.
  • The Alliance of Democrats (AD) has one constituency seat and eight PR seats, with a total of nine.
  • The Movement for Economic Change (MEC) has one constituency seat and five PR seats, with a total of six.
  • The Basotho National Party (BNP) has no constituency seat and five PR seats.
  • The Popular Front for Democracy (PFD) has one constituency seat and two PR seats, with a total of three.
  • The Reformed Congress of Lesotho (RCL) has no constituency seat and one PR seat.
  • The Basotho Congress Party (BCP) has no constituency seat and one PR seat.
  • The Democratic Party of Lesotho (DPL) has no constituency seat and one PR seat.
  • The Marematlou Freedom Party (MFP) has no constituency seat and one PR seat.
  • The National Independent Party (NIP) has no constituency seat and one PR seat.
ABC   48
DC      30
LCD    11
AD        9
MEC     6
BNP      5
PFD      3
RCL       1
BCP       1
DPL       1
MFP      1
NIP        1

 

All Basotho Convention 47+3

Democratic Congress 26

Lesotho Congress for Democracy 1

Alliance of Democrats 1

Popular Front for Democracy 1

Movement for Economic Change 1

 

 

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