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2014 Tripartite Elections


As an independent constitutionally mandated and impartial institution, the Malawi Electoral Commission shall professionally deliver credible, transparent, inclunsive, efficient and cost effective elections to promote and entrench democratic values and peace in Malawi .


To be a professional organisation that delivers credible elections in accordance with national laws and international best practice to strengthen genuiene democracy and peace in Malawi.


Intergrity, Independence, professionalism, Transparency and Accountability, Excellence




Press Release on Meeting between MEC, MCTU and TUM over unpaid honorarium for teachers - Friday, July 18, 2014

Following the delay in paying of honorarium for polling staff, majority of which
were teachers, the Malawi Electoral Commission  held a meeting with Teachers
Union of Malawi and Malawi Congress of Trade Union to appraise each other on
the process

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Fire Incident at MEC Warehouse in Lilongwe - Friday, July 18, 2014

The Commission met in an emergency session on Wednesday, 16th July, 2014 in Lilongwe to, among other things, consider preliminary reports issued to it concerning the fire that gutted its Warehouse in Lilongwe during the night of Tuesday, 15th July, 2014.

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Update on the status of payment for polling staff - Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Malawi Electoral Commission wishes to give an update on the status of payment for polling staff who worked during the May 2014 Tripartite Elections.

The Commission is aware that some teachers and other staff that worked during the May 2014 Tripartite Elections have not yet received their honoraria and this is an issue of great concern...

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The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) hereby publishes a corrigendum
regarding results for Parliamentary Elections for Mzuzu City held on May 20,

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Payment of honoraria to polling workers - Wednesday, June 04, 2014

As part of its support to the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) the Development Partners authorized the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to provide funding through the Basket Fund for the payment of most poll workers honoraria.


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Current Affairs
 AU Chairperson Congratulates Malawi, Malawi Electoral Commission for successful elections - Wednesday, June 04, 2014

  The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma congratulates the people of Malawi for hosting peaceful and successful elections and reinforcing the country’s democratic maturity. The Chairperson praises Malawians’ high sense of civic responsibility and demonstrated patience given the anxiety around the vote-tallying process and the final announcement of results of the 20 May 2014 tripartite elections. 

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EU recognizes MEC efforts to provide transparency - Saturday, May 31st, 2014


Following  the  invitation  of the  Malawi  Election  Commission, the  European Union Election  Observation  Mission (EU  EOM) is  mandated  to  provide  a  comprehensive  assessment of  all  aspects  of  the  electoral  process,  including  the  announcement  of  election  results  and follow  up of  any  election  complaints  and  appeals  that  may  arise  thereafter. 

The EU EOM   recognizes the efforts made by the MEC Chair and Commissioners in providing transparency and accuracy to the tallying of election results in a process that has been marked by various anomalies.


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