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MEC sensitizes ZA stakeholders on constituency demarcation

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has asked electoral stakeholders to submit their suggestions to be considered during the constituency and ward review exercise in the district’s council in preparation of 2025 general elections.

The remarks were made during the sensitization meeting that MEC organized in Zomba district.

In an interview, MEC Chairperson Justice Chifundo Kachali said the meeting was meant to sensitize stakeholders on boundary review process that the commission is undertaking.

According to Kachale, the commission explained to its stakeholders methodologies that MEC is using in the review process.

“We were trying to explain to them the methodologies we are using for the process, but also the calendar and opportunity they have as stakeholders to give us their submissions by the 20th of October and also afterwards our technical review team will go to various areas to review received proposals,” he said.

Kachali added that the Malawi Electoral Commission will also safeguard the rights of people during the exercise of demarcation of ward in order every constituency contain approximately equal numbers of voters.

He therefore said once they have finished the exercise on 17 September 2021 will table the bill to parliament for approval if MEC can proceed with the initiative.

The remarks were made during the sensitization meeting that MEC organized in Zomba district.

In an interview, MEC Chairperson Justice Chifundo Kachali said the meeting was meant to sensitize stakeholders on the boundary review process that the commission is undertaking.

According to Kachale, the commission explained to its stakeholders the methodologies that MEC is using in the review process.

“We were trying to explain to them the methodologies we are using for the process, but also the calendar and opportunity they have as stakeholders to give us their submissions by the 20th of October and also afterward our technical review team will go to various areas to review received proposals,” he said.

Kachali added that the Malawi Electoral Commission will also safeguard the rights of people during the exercise of demarcation of ward in order every constituency contain approximately equal numbers of voters.

He therefore said once they have finished the exercise on 17 September 2021 will table the bill to parliament for approval if MEC can proceed with the initiative.

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