In the polls, Malawians are answering the question ‘who will you vote for in 2014’, and out of 3806 people that have participated as on Thursday, 1300 hours, 2245 people have voted for Peter Mutharika, representing a 58.8 percent.Falling far second is President Joyce Banda with 739 votes, representing 19.4 percent, followed by United Democratic Front (UDF) leader Atupele Muluzi with 660, representing 17.3 percent.
The Malawi Congress Party (MCP) leader John Tembo is sharing 176 votes, which is 4.6 percent with other political player in the polls.
The polls which started on February 6 will close on March 6, which is next week.In December last year, Mutharika also emerged favourite in the opinion polls conducted by the Nation on Sunday newspaper.
In the polls, 41 percent of 4415 Malawians who participated said they will vote for Mutharika, if elections were held on that time.
If that was not enough, Mutharika also emerged victorious in the opinion polls conducted by Nyasa Times and Malawi Breaking News and vacancies.