MEC CEO Sam Alfandika said a total of ten nominations, all men, were received in the two areas where the by-elections will take place. The candidates eligible to stand are:
Lilongwe South Constituency:
Peter Dimba, Malawi Congress Party (MCP),
Julius Chombwe Grecian, Mbakuwaku Movement for Development (MMD),
Frank Namponya Mazizi, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP),
Patson Kachingwe Mthyoka, Independent,
Samson Phinifolo, UTM
Kasungu North West Constituency
Nelson Maseko, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP)
Chrifford Joseph Mbewe, Independent.
Shadreck Mvula, UTM
Vincent Phiri, Mbakuwaku Movement for Development (MMD)
Descent Msatero Chipangula, Malawi Congress Party.