LPM wins Keetmans Rural by-election

Willem Labuschagne

The Landless People’s Movement has won the Keetmanshoop Rural constituency regional council by-election that was held on Monday.

LPM candidate Willem Petrus Labuschagne received 1 270 out of 2 912 votes counted.

Swapo candidate Elias Kharuxab received 872 votes.
The by-election was held after the LPM removed its previous regional councillor, Gerrit Witbooi, who stood as an independent candidate in Monday’s vote.

Witbooi received 463 votes in the by-election.
There were 16 rejected ballots.

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