The Nketoana Local Municipality has 18 seats. The total number of registered voters for the 2011 local government elections on the voters roll was 28,978. The highest voter turn-out was achieved in Ward 6 with 58.66 %. The lowest voter turn-out in the municipality was in Ward 4 with 47.40 %. The average voter turn-out achieved in the 2011 municipal elections was 54.25 %.

Following the 2011 local government elections, four political parties are represented in the municipality. The African National Congress was returned as the majority party with 14 seats. The Democratic Alliance holds 2 seats and the Freedom Front Plus and African People’s Convention each obtained one seat.