Malawi held national elections on the 21st of May 2019. The credibility of the elections outcome announced on the 27th of May 2019 was challenged in Court by different political affiliations including the main opposition parties; United Transformation Movement (UTM) Party and the Malawi Congress Party (MCP). The constitutional court ruling on 3rd February 2020 nullified the elections and ordered fresh elections to be conducted within 150 days. In the 500-page judgment, the court cited various irregularities and anomalies petitioners had brought before the court against the MEC. The irregularities included use of correction fluid, duplicate forms and lack of signatures on some result sheets.
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