Malawi: 2014 Presidential election results

Updated May 2015

The election took place on 20 May 2014.

Voting statistics

Registered Voters 7 470 806
Votes cast 5 285 278
% Turnout 70.75
Valid votes 5 228 583
Invalid votes 56 695
% Invalid 1.07

Table source

Malawi Electoral Commission 2014, 29.

Results

Candidate Party Votes % Votes
Dr Bingu Wa Mutharika Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) 1 904 399 36.40
Dr Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera Malawi Congress Party (MCP) 1 455 880 27.80
Dr Joyce Hilda Banda Peoples' Party (PP) 1 056 236 20.20
Atupele Muluzi United Democratic Front (UDF) 717 224 13.70
Kamuzu Walter Chibambo People's Transformation Party (PETRA) 19 360 0.40
Mark Katsonga Phiri Peoples Progressive Movement (PPM) 15 830 0.30
Prof John Chisi Umodzi Party (UP) 12 048 0.20
George Nnensa Malawi Forum for Unity and Development (MAFUNDE) 11 042 0.20
James Mbowe Nyondo National Salvation Front (NASAF) 10 623 0.20
Abusa Helen Singh United Independent Party (UIP) 9 668 0.20
Friday Anderson Jumbe New Labour Party (NLP) 8 819 0.20
Aaron Davies Chester Katsonga Chipani cha Pfuko (CCP) 7 454 0.10
Total 5228583 99.99

Table source

Malawi Electoral Commission 2014, 28.

Reference

MALAWI ELECTORAL COMMISSION 2014 "Presidential polling results for 2014 elections", 30 May, [www] http://www.mec.org.mw/Portals/0/presidential%20Results.zip (accessed 23 May 2015).