KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Vote count under the proportional representation category of the elections to the House of Representatives and the provincial assemblies is currently underway.
Out of over 17.9 million registered voters, the voters' turnout was 61 percent, according to the EC. So far, approximately 80 percent of the votes cast during the November 20 election have been counted, said EC's Spokesperson Shaligram Sharma Paudel.
According to him, approximately 2.4 million votes remain to be counted.
The latest updates of the EC show that out of 8,774,661 votes counted so far, the CPN (UML) is leading with 2,413,222 votes followed by the Nepali Congress with 2,294,983 votes.
Similarly, the CPN (Maoist Center) has secured 1,005,679 votes, followed by the Rastriya Swatantra Party with 983,522 votes, the Rastriya Prajatantra Party with 513,911 votes, the Janata Samajwadi Party with 300,449 votes, and the CPN (Unified Socialist) with 235,375 votes.
Similarly, the Janamat Party has obtained 234,127 votes, the Nagarik Unmukti Party 202,079 votes, the Loktantrik Samajwadi Party 122,557 votes, the Nepal Workers and Peasants Party 70,371 votes, the Hamro Nepal Party 49,627 votes, the Rastriya Janamorcha 43,926 votes and the Mongol National Organisation 44,208 votes. The Nationalist People’s Party has received the lowest 1,504 votes. (RSS)