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Current OfficeEdit

This is a list of Mayors of Cape Town in South Africa:

City of Cape Town (December 2000 - Present)Edit

Name Term of office Political party
Peter Marais December 2000 November 2001 New National Party
Gerald Morkel December 2001 October 2002 New National Party
Nomaindia Mfeketo October 2002 March 2006 African National Congress
Helen Zille March 2006 April 2009 Democratic Alliance
Grant Haskin (acting) April 2009 May 2009 African Christian Democratic Party
Dan Plato May 2009 May 2011 Democratic Alliance
Patricia de Lille June 2011 October 2018 Democratic Alliance
Ian Neilson (acting)
May 2018
October 2018
May 2018
November 2018
Democratic Alliance
Dan Plato November 2018 Incumbent Democratic Alliance

Historic OfficesEdit

Metropolitan Local Councils (June 1996 - December 2000)Edit

Cape Metropolitan Council (CMC)Edit

City of Cape Town Municipality (Central Substructure)Edit

City of Tygerberg Municipality (Tygerberg Substructure)Edit

South Peninsula Municipality (Southern Substructure)Edit

Helderberg Municipality (Helderberg Substructure)Edit

Oostenberg Municipality (Eastern Substructure)Edit

Blaauwberg Municipality (Northern Substructure)Edit

City of Cape Town Transitional Council (February 1995 - June 1996)Edit

Mayors prior to multiracial democratic dispensation at local government levelEdit

(Unless otherwise indicated, names are taken from the cumulative list of mayors published in the annual Mayor's Minutes)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Successor to porn-watching mayor elected". Independent Newspapers. 27 September 2000.
  2. ^ "Porn-watching mayor says sorry". Independent Newspapers. 12 September 2000.
  3. ^ "Quotes about Cape Town mayoral system".
  4. ^ "Great Guides - Roddy Bray".
  5. ^ "Two Minutes of Silence and Poppies".
  6. ^ "William Duncan Baxter".
  7. ^ Union of South Africa
  8. ^ Gunners of The Cape - Neil Orpen
  9. ^ Bredasdorp Archived 2003-03-20 at the Wayback Machine

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