Updated April 2007
The election was held on 15 June 1999 (Lodge et al 2002, 135).
The Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and the Alliance For Democracy (AFORD) formed an electoral alliance, which was joined by three smaller parties, the Mass Movement for the Young Generation (MM), the Sapitwa National Democratic Party and the Social Democratic Party.
|Register voters||5 071 822|
|Votes cast||4 755 422|
|Valid votes||4 663 751|
|Invalid votes||91 671|
|Candidate||Party||Votes||% of Votes|
|Dr Bakili Muluzi||United Democratic Front (UDF)||2 442 685||52.38|
|Gwanda Chakuamba||Malawi Congress Party (MCP) & Alliance For Democracy (AFORD)||2 106 790||45.17|
|Kamlepo Kalua||Malawi Democratic Party (MDP)||67 856||1.45|
|Bishop Daniel Kanfosi Nkhumbwe||Congress for National Unity (CONU)||24 347||0.52|
|Dr Binga wa Mutharika||United Party (UP)||22 073||0.47|
|Total||4 663 751||99.99|
Malawi Electoral Commission 1999, cf Lodge et al 2002, 136.
LODGE, T, KADIMA, D & POTTIE, D (eds) 2002 Compendium of Elections in Southern Africa, EISA.
MALAWI ELECTORAL COMMISSION 1999 "National Presidential Results", copy of spreadsheet faxed to EISA's Dren Nupen by Nandini Patel.