Wednesday, 18 December 2013

End of voter registration for 2014
 (for Immediate release 17/12/2013)
The Malawi Electoral Commission is informing the public that voter registration for the 2014 Tripartite Elections will end on Wednesday, December 18, 2013.

The Commission is advising all people in areas covered under phase nine of voter registration, who have not registered, to go to the nearest centre in their ward to register before 4.00PM on Wednesday.

Phase nine is covering Nkhotakota and Salima districts, Mzuzu City, Mzimba South, Mzimba Solola, Kasungu North, Kasungu North-West, Kasungu South and Kasungu South-East constituencies.

The Commission has put in place measures to ensure that all eligible persons register and also to avoid overcrowding at the registration centres.

All registration staff have been advised that all registrants who cannot be processed by close of business on Wednesday, December 18, 2013 should be recorded and processed on priority on Thursday. Please take note that this applies only to those who will present themselves for registration by 4PM on December 18, 2013.

The Commission is also informing the public that the following centres will have a one or two day extensions because they failed to open during the period of registration. This has been done to fulfill the legal requirement that a registration centre should open for not less than 14 days.

Days to open
Mzimba South
Dimi School
19 to 20th December, 2013
Mzuzu City
Mzuzu City
Mchengautuwa East
Mchengautuwa II School
19 to 20th December, 2013
Nkhotakota District
Nkhotakota South-East
Bangwe F.P School
19th December, 2013
Chongole F.P School
19th December, 2013
Nkhotakota South
Mthila F.P School
19th December, 2013
Kauye J.P School
19th December, 2013
Salima South-East
Msindikiza School
19 to 20th December, 2013
Salima Central
Sleeper Plant
19 to 20th December, 2013

The Commission is also wishing all people in the country a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

Should there be any need for clarification or further information contact our Director of Media and Public Relations, Mr Sangwani Mwafulirwa on 0 999 274 304 or email .



Willie Kalonga

Chief Elections Officer


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