Malawi: 1994 National Assembly election results

Updated August 2008

The election was held on 17 May 1994 (Lodge et al 2002, 131).

Registered voters: 3.8 million

National results

Party Votes % votes Seats % seats
United Democratic Front (UDF) 1 375 878 46.53 85 48.02
Malawi Congress Party (MCP) 996 047 33.68 56 31.64
Alliance For Democracy (AFORD) 563 417 19.05 36 20.34
Others 21 811 0.74 0 0.00
Total 2 957 153 100.00 177 100.00

Table source

CMI 2006, 4.

Seat allocation by region

Party Seat allocation
North Central South Total
United Democratic Front (UDF) 0 12 73 85
Malawi Congress Party (MCP) 0 51 5 56
Alliance For Democracy (AFORD) 33 3 0 36
Total 33 66 78 177

Table source

Lodge et al 2002, 131.

References

CMI 2006 The Institutional Context of the 2004 General Elections in Malawi, [www] [PDF document, opens new window] (accessed 22 Aug 2008).

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