Millions of Malawians Vote in Rerun of 2019 Presidential Poll

Malawi went to the polls on June 23, 2020 in a historic presidential re-run after a court overturned last year's elections and ordered a fresh vote, notes Legalbrief. Although there are three candidates, the election is effectively a two-horse race between President Peter Mutharika and his main opponent, Lazarus Chakwera.

Voters queueing in Thyolo district in fresh presidential elections.

Electoral Commission officials said voters in many parts of the country started queueing an hour earlier to cast their votes.


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