President of Malawi

President of the
Republic of Malawi
Mtsogoleri wa Dziko la Malawi (in Chichewa)
Presidential Standard
Peter Mutharika

since 31 May 2014
Executive branch of the Malawian Government
Style His Excellency (formal)
Member of Cabinet
Seat Lilongwe
Term length Five years, renewable once consecutively
Constituting instrument Constitution of Malawi
Formation 6 July 1966
First holder Hastings Banda
Deputy Vice President of Malawi
Salary US$ 42,000 p.a.[1]

The President of the Republic of Malawi is the head of state and head of government of Malawi. The president leads the executive branch of the Government of Malawi and is the commander-in-chief of the Malawian Defence Force.

Latest election

Candidate Party Votes %
Peter MutharikaDemocratic Progressive Party1,904,39936.4
Lazarus ChakweraMalawi Congress Party1,455,88027.8
Joyce BandaPeople's Party1,056,23620.2
Atupele MuluziUnited Democratic Front717,22413.7
Kamuzu ChibamboPeople's Transformation Party19,3600.4
Mark KatsongaProgressive Party Movement15,8300.3
John ChisiUmodzi Party12,0480.2
George NnesaTisinthe Alliance11,0420.2
James NyondoNational Salvation Front10,6230.2
Hellen SinghUnited Independent Party9,6680.2
Friday JumbeLabour Party8,8190.2
Davis KatsongaChipani cha Pfuko7,4540.1
Invalid/blank votes56,675
Registered voters/turnout7,475,80670.8
Source: Maravi Post

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