Poll in a plague year

“The new presidential election… was always going to be bad news for President Peter Mutharika, especially with the new requirement that the winner take over half of the popular vote. But then, the ruling Democratic Progressive Party formed a coalition with one of the minor parties, and then came the coronavirus crisis, which led to the banning of all meetings of more than 100 people. Meanwhile, the opposition has significantly boosted its prospects.”

via Africa Confidential