Stellenbosch has a new DA MP. James Vos has replaced Andricus van der Westhuizen, who has been assigned to the George constituency. Vos serves as the Shadow Minister of Tourism.
In other political news James Selfe, Chairman of the DA’s Federal Council, confirmed in early May that a large majority of the Stellenbosch Town Council’s DA caucus asked permission to table a motion of no confidence in the council’s speaker, Cllr Donovan Joubert. This permission was granted and according to the Eikestadnuus the motion was to have been tabled at a DA caucus meeting on 16 May.