Sunday, April 20, 2014
POSTPONEMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT ELECTIONS IN KANDEU AND LISANJALA WARDS
In pursuance of Section 39 of the Local Government Elections Act no. 24 of 1996 the Malawi Electoral Commission is informing all
stakeholders that Local Government Elections in the following wards have been stopped because of death of candidates:
. Kandeu Ward in Ntcheu North East where a United Democratic Front (UDF) candidate died;
. Lisanjala Ward in Machinga Likwenu in where a Malawi Congress Party (MCP) candidate died.
The Commission will conduct by-elections in the two wards after the May 20, 2014 elections.
Candidates who were duly nominated for the cancelled polls will need to notify the Commission in writing of their intention to contest again when the Commission issues a notice to hold by-elections.
Dated at Blantyre this 19th day of April, 2014.
Chief Elections Officer