99.52 voter turnout in National Assembly election, says EC

February 7, 2018 20:54 PM Republica


KATHMANDU, Feb 7: The National Assembly polls were held in a peaceful and enthusiastic atmosphere in six provinces, the Election Commission (EC) said. 

The EC added that 99.52 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the election held from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Wednesday. 

Of the 56 members, all the National Assembly members were already elected unopposed from the Province No. 2.

The EC said that 1,669 votes were cast out of total 1,677 votes, while eight voters remained absent in the election. 

In the Electoral College established in each province, Chairperson of the Rural Municipality, Vice-Chairperson of the Rural Municipality, Mayor of the Municipality, Deputy Mayor of the Municipality and Members of the Province Assemblies were the voters of the National Assembly. 

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