Malawi: 2009 Presidential election results

Updated June 2009

The election took place on the 19 May 2009. These are the final figures.

Voting statistics

Registered Voters 5 871 819
Votes cast 4 595 902
% Turnout 78.27
Valid votes 4 478 874
Invalid votes 117 028
% Invalid 2.55

Results

Candidate Party Votes % Votes
Dr Bingu Wa Mutharika Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) 2 963 820 66.17
John Tembo Malawi Congress Party (MCP) 1 365 672 30.49
Kamuzu Chibambo People's Transformation Party (PETRA) 35 358 0.79
Stanley Masauli Republican Party (RP) 33 982 0.76
Loveness Gondwe New Rainbow Coalition NARC) 32 432 0.72
James Nyondo Independent 27 460 0.61
Dindi Gowa Nyasulu Alliance For Democracy (AFORD) 20 150 0.45
Total 4 478 874 99.99

Table source

MALAWI ELECTORAL COMMISSION 2009 "Presidential: National Total", IN Parliamentary Results Showing Percentage to Valid Votes (Excel spreadsheet).