Experts to be used for NA vote counting 

A five-member team from the Bureau of Statistics at the rate of three experts and two administrative assistants for each province have been deputed for counting the votes under the single-transferable electoral system, Election Commission’s Information Officer Surya Prasad Aryal said.

The Election Commission has already given orientation training to the representatives of political parties who will be representing in the vote counting.

Election Commission Information Officer Aryal said that the commission planned to make public the entire election results by tomorrow if possible and by February 8 at the most. The Joint Secretaries have been deputed to all the provinces for monitoring the election.

All candidate of National Assembly election have already been elected unanimously in province no 2. According to the EC, out of 56 members to be elected for NA, 24 candidates have already been elected.

Six candidates including three women have already been elected unanimously in province no 1. Election is taking place there for two posts.

Similarly, there will be voting for all eight posts in province no 3 while election is taking place for seven posts in province no 4. A candidate towards Disabled and Marginalized category has already been elected unopposed, said EC Spokesperson, Nabaraj Dhakal.

Likewise, voting is taking place for remaining five posts in province no 5 as three women have been unanimously elected while there will be election for all posts in province no 6.

According to EC, election is taking place only for two posts towards Dalit and Marginalized category in province no 7 as other members have already been elected. Now 52 candidates are in the race for 32 posts, according to EC.



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