Elections 2020

Karonga Central Constituency Goes To Polls

Voting has commenced in Karonga Central constituency where five candidates are vying for a Parliamentary seat in this heavily contested by-election. At one of the voting centres, Mwenilondo Primary School, voters were seen in long queues ready to cast their votes some minutes before six o'clock. The candidates contesting are Leonard Mwalwanda of Malawi Congress Party (MCP) , Ernest Mwalughali of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Frank...

All Set For Tomorrow’s By-elections – MEC

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has said all is set for the final verification of electoral materials ahead of tomorrow’s by-election. Sangwani Mwafulirwa, Spokesperson for Malawi Electoral Commission has said that the exercise demonstrates transparency in management of the elections. Mwafulirwa has since urged all party representatives involved in the process to be present during the exercise. Meanwhile, George Phiri, one of the country’s political experts with...

MEC removes 53 names suspected minors in voters roll

The pollster, Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has removed 53 names of people who were registered to vote in the November 10, 2020 by-elections on suspicion that they are minors. MEC spokesperson, Sangwani Mwafulirwa has confirmed the development saying this was arrived at following thorough scrutiny of the registered voters roll in conjunction with National Registration Bureau (NRB). “These 53 people were registered with NRB but their...

Ballot papers for 10th November by-elections arrives in the country

Ballot papers for parliamentary By-elections slated to take place on Tuesday next week in Lilongwe NorthWest and Karonga Central have arrived in the country from Dubai. Malawi Electoral Commission (Mec) officials and various party representatives witnessed the arrival at Kamuzu International Airport this afternoon. Some of the Mec officials present were the commission's Chief Elections Officer, Sam Alfandika and some Commissioners. Credit: MIJ fm and Times Online

Ballot papers for next Tuesday’s by-elections to arrive soon

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) is assuring stakeholders that ballot papers for next Tuesday’s by-elections will arrive in the country soon. Malawians in Karonga Central and Lilongwe North West constituencies as well as Makhuwira South Ward in Chikwawa are set to elect their representatives in view of existing vacancies. Speaking to Capital FM, MEC's Director of Media and Public Relations Sangwani Mwafulirwa confirms that preparations are...


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