More invalid votes under PR

Published On: December 12, 2022 03:15 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Dec 12: There were more invalid votes under the proportional representation (PR) system than under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) system.

Out of the total 11.04 million votes cast under the FPTP in the recently concluded elections to the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies, 5.06 percent votes were declared invalid, according to the Election Commission.

Similarly, 5.09 percent votes were invalid under the PR system out of a total 11.02 million votes cast. Meanwhile, the EC said it would announce the final name list of those picked under the PR on coming Tuesday. 


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