Electoral reforms including 50+1 law of voting President in House

Malawi Parliament is this Tuesday expected to deliberate the draft Electoral Reforms Bill including the 50-plus-one provision of choosing a majority winner in the presidential race.

Speaker Catherine Gotani Hara: In compliance with court ruling

Speaker of the National Assembly Catherine Gotani Hara told the House on Monday that tabling of the hills follows a Constitutional Court order on the need for the nation to review its electoral laws for the implementation of the 50%+1 electoral system.

“The Legal Affairs Committee has completed it’s assignment Of coming up with the draft bills,” said  the Speaker before adjourning  the House on Monday after the day’s business.

She said her office organised an orientation  session for legislators at Bingu International Convention Centre.

 

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Frank
Frank
9 months ago

The problem is not the system of choosing a leader. The problem affecting the country is the leadership itself, thus the person who is the leader now. UDF’s BM was selected by first past the post, we did not have instability. DPP founder, BWM the same and he went on to get reelection with landslide. WHY NOW

Mitengo
Mitengo
9 months ago

What if the bill fails to pass?

Ungwelu
Ungwelu
9 months ago

With 50+1, I don’t care whoever becomes President of Malawi.

It is the best thing that has ever happened to our country since the Referendum.

God Almighty, do not leave us here, take us further. Amen!

Waya
Waya
9 months ago

We beg you our representatives to build Malawi today. Malawi is its present state must be ruled by a president with a majority. Minority governments have proved to be futile and a source of instability

Chigwiri
Chigwiri
9 months ago

Wow democracy in malawi has finally stopped crawling, DeDe waimilira

National CEO
National CEO
9 months ago

What will happen if the parliament pass the bill, but the president fail to sign them to be laws? In Malawi it seems the president has more powers that’s why the current MEC commissioners are arrogant.

The Insurgent
9 months ago
Reply to  National CEO

Which president?

Malawi belong to the citizens
Reply to  National CEO

Peter Munthalika will never be the president of Malawi forever.Time is ticking for him whether he likes or not ,one day he will leave the presidency to someone else.Then hopefully things will be better for all Malawians.All members of parliament should vote for 50+1% as advised by the constitution court judgement.This will be good for future generations to understand the importance of one Malawi.

K.kagalu.
K.kagalu.
9 months ago
Reply to  National CEO

Then the Vice will sign, in this Case Chilima will do.

Kandulu
Kandulu
9 months ago
Reply to  National CEO

If he fails to sign the bill, he will be impeached and deported back to USA. It will happen very quickly.

Mpanda
Mpanda
9 months ago
Reply to  National CEO

Is he Mutharika scared of the 50+1 not to sign then the Vice president chilima is going to do it on his behalf 😂😂😂

Mpweya zii
Mpweya zii
9 months ago

Meanwhile others are in denial he he he ana aDad and their ignorance

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