The people of Malawi are going to the polls today to elect a president and members of parliament. More than five million voters are expected to cast their votes for one of five presidential candidates. Officials of the election commission say they have taken steps to safeguard the ballots so as to prevent rigging. Roosevelt Gondwe is the commission?s chief executive officer. English to Africa reporter William Eagle asked him how the commission expects to keep the stored ballots from falling into the wrong hands.

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