LAUNCH OF BY-ELECTIONS


LAUNCH OF OCTOBER 17, 2017 PARLIAMENTARY AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT BY-ELECTIONS


The Malawi Electoral Commission is informing all stakeholders that it will on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 hold meetings to launch the byelections slated for October 17, 2017. The meetings will be held from 8AM in all the six areas where the byelections will take place and the venues are as follows:


• Lilongwe Nsozi North Constituency in Lilongwe District Council at Mwatibu TDC
• Mayani North Ward in Dedza District Council at Tchesa TDC
• Lilongwe City South East Constituency in Lilongwe City Council at Chiwoko TDC
• Mtsiliza Ward in Lilongwe City Council at Mtsiliza School
• Ndirande Makata Ward in Blantyre City Council at Makata Primary School
• Nsanje Lalanje Constituency in Nsanje District Council at Bangula Primary School


All political parties, aspiring candidates, Civil Society Organisations, faith and traditional leaders and members of the public are invited to attend these important meetings.


During these meetings, MEC Commissioners will present the electoral calendar that will outline the timelines for the activities to be implemented in the run up to the by-elections. Stakeholders will also be given an opportunity to ask questions and seek clarifications on issues regarding the conduct of the by-elections.


Should you need further information please contact our Media and Public Relations Director, Mr Sangwani Mwafulirwa on 0 881 375 349.
Signed this 14th day of August, 2017 at Blantyre


Harris Potani
For: Chief Elections Officer