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SA Google searches now all about the vote



“How many votes for a seat in parliament”, “Who is leading the elections” as well as “How many seats does the EFF have in parliament” all trended on Google South Africa in the last 24 hours.  Below is a round up of the top trending searches over the last day.

Top questions on elections in SA in the last 24 hours

  1. Who won the election in South Africa?
  2. How many votes for a seat in parliament?
  3. How many parties in 2019 election?
  4. Which party is going to win in 2019?
  5. Who is leading in the elections?
  6. When will election results be announced 2019?
  7. How many seats does EFF have in parliament?
  8. How are the elections going?
  9. Who won the Western Cape elections 2019?
  10. When was the last election in South Africa?

Top searched party in SA in the last 24 hours

  1. African National Congress
  2. Economic Freedom Fighters
  3. Freedom Front Plus
  4. Black First Land First
  5. Democratic Alliance
  6. Good
  7. African Christian Democratic Party
  8. Inkatha Freedom Party
  9. Congress of the People
  10. African Transformation Movement

Top searched candidate in SA in the last 24 hours

  1. Julius Malema
  2. Cyril Ramaphosa
  3. Vuyo Zungula
  4. Hlaudi Motsoeneng
  5. Mmusi Maimane
  6. Mosiuoa Lekota
  7. Patricia De Lille
  8. Andile Mngxitama
  9. Mangosuthu Buthelezi
  10. Zanele kaMagwaza-Msibi

Provincial election search leaderboard in the last 24 hours

  1. Limpopo
  2. Mpumalanga
  3. Eastern Cape
  4. Gauteng
  5. Northern Cape
  6. Free State
  7. KwaZulu-Natal
  8. North West
  9. Western Cape

Top cities searching for elections in SA in the last 24 hours

  1. Polokwane
  2. Nelspruit
  3. Lethabong
  4. Kempton Park
  5. Emalahleni
  6. Germiston
  7. Pinetown
  8. Sandton
  9. Durban
  10. Alberton

Search trends information is gleaned from data collated by Google based on what South Africans have been searching for and asking Google. Google processes more than 40 000 search queries every second. This translates to more than a billion searches per day and 1.2 trillion searches per year worldwide. Live Google search trends data is available at