Malawi: 1993 Referendum results

Updated April 2007

The referendum was held on 14 June 1993; at issue was whether Malawi should continue as a one party state or introduce a multi-party democracy (Lodge et al 2002, 126)

Voting statistics

Register voters 4.7 million
Votes cast 3 153 448
Turnout 67%
Valid votes 3 082 469
Invalid votes 70 979
% Invalid 2.25

Results

Favour Votes % votes
Multi-party state 1 993 996 64.69
One-party state 1 088 473 35.31
Total 3 082 469 100.00

Table source

Lodge et al 2002, 127.

Reference

LODGE, T, KADIMA, D & POTTIE, D (eds) 2002 Compendium of Elections in Southern Africa, EISA.