MCP wins Lilongwe south by-election: Dimba back in Parliament

Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has thrashed its tradition political rival, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)by a wide margin in the Lilongwe south constituency by-election, Malawi Electoral Commisison (MEC) has declared in official results.

Dimba:  Elected back to parliament

In a poll which has been used to gauge the popularity of the ruling party in the main opposition party stronghold, MEC has declared Peter Dimba, candidate, as the winner of the Lilongwe South by-elections. with 11,230 votes against DPP’s Frank Mazizi who collected 1663 votes.

The election was however highly contentious as the DPP used money power whilst the MCP used its popularity in its stronghold.

UTM Party did not field a candidate, saying the party had lost trust in the electoral body

There were 32,476 registered voters, with 15,247 casting their votes and 295 votes were null and void.

Other contestants were Julius Chombwe of MMD who got 250 votes, Patson Kachingwe, independent got 1800 and Samson Phinifolo, independent who got 209.

MEC says the commission is satisfied that the election was conducted in an environment where the electorates were free to elect a candidate of their choice without fear and intimidation.

“We are also confident that the results we are about to announce reflect the will of the voters of the Lilongwe South Constituency. The Commission, therefore, declares this election as a credible one that has met legal requirements and international best practices.”

Dimba said he was delighted with the win  and said MCPp is “back in the big time”.

Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :

Sharing is caring!

0 0 vote
Article Rating
Follow us in Twitter
20 Comments
newest
oldest most voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Kuswa Kuswa
10 months ago

Palibe chachilendo. Ukutu ndi kuchimake kwa zinyau ngati otuwa ex-reverend Nyolonyo ndi anthu otuwa odukulitsa mimba achisamba. Mbuli za mtundu uwu zimavotera chipani chakupha anthu, e.g. late Aaron Gadama Cha EMUSIPI

Soso
Soso
10 months ago
Reply to  Kuswa Kuswa

Kkkkk kkkkk CADET Koma nde wakwiya ndatha kumuona tsinya kkkkkkkkk malembedwe akuoneka

Nzika
Nzika
10 months ago

Take it by the tail! Exodus 4:4. Tell Malawi’s Pharaoh to Let my People go, Saith the Lord God of Israel!

Nzika
Nzika
10 months ago

Koma ndiye zinalikotu! MCP 1!,230 votes against DPP 1663 votes? Ndiye kunyenyedwatu to pulp sizinaoneke! DPP pansi flat. Lilongwe South people have silently spoken. God fights our battles. Praise His Name!

Malawi belong to the citizens.

That’s great news, and there was no tippex the results have been credible,my question goes to MEC why did you allow tippex to mess the 21st May general election,presidetial results? I hope one day you will answer this question.

Nzika
Nzika
10 months ago

Chili pa thako, ngakhale kuli kwa gule, so what? Kwanuko kwa gule wovinitsa atsikana maliseche mabere pamtunda. Zauve!

Ntaba.
10 months ago

Was there any TIPPEX this time?

Kandulu
Kandulu
10 months ago
Reply to  Ntaba.

Because she didn’t use tippex for the first time in an election

chimulilenji
chimulilenji
10 months ago

mbc yalengeza zotsatilazi koma ?????????

Chilipa Thako
10 months ago

ku memeko ndi kwa gule

Mtete
Mtete
10 months ago
Reply to  Chilipa Thako

So?

nkoko
nkoko
10 months ago

MCP NDI CHIDA !!!!!!!!!!! KATUNDUOMANGANDIMAWAYAKKKKKKKKKK 2020 CHAKA CHAMAYAKHO CHAKWELA WOYEEEEEEEEE PETER DIMBA YEMWEYO!!!!!!!!!!!!WINA ALILA CHAKACHINO SIZONYENGELELANA.

little jojo
little jojo
10 months ago
Reply to  nkoko

why are you celebrating a victory from an election conducted by Jane Ansah???

wa Nyau
wa Nyau
10 months ago

shaaaaaaa anthu 15,000 sanavote? koma anthu a central region sadzatheka.Choncho re run mukuifuna ija muwina? azanu kumwera ndku mpoto amavotatu za ntchito.Any way Congrats to DIMBA.apa mupange chitukuko osamangodya CDF ndi LDF ayi.Boma la APM limapeleka ndalama even kwa opposition koma vuto mumawanamiza anthu kut chitukuko amakumanani

Wair
Wair
10 months ago
Reply to  wa Nyau

Ndiwe galu sokudziwa chomwe ukunena

shares
Read previous post:
Court rescues First Capital Bank from property seizure

The High Court in Mzuzu has  granted an order stopping sheriff's from seizing First Capital Bank property. The stay of...

Close