Two-third majority for left alliance under Fptp system

Published On: December 11, 2017 07:31 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Dec 11: The left alliance has reached a two-third majority in the House of Representatives (HoR) under First-Past-the-Post (FPtP) electoral system. The coalition parties for the alliance CPN-UML and CPN (Maoist Center) have won 110 seats under FPtP electoral system which marks the two-third majority.

CPN-UML has won in 79 constituencies whereas CPN (MC) has secured victory in 34 constituencies. Similarly, Rastriya Janamorcha, another ally of the alliance has won one constituency, adding up 111 seats for the alliance.

UML is still leading in five constituencies whereas CPN MC) is leading in two constituencies. The total seats of HoR is 275, including both FPtP and Proportional Ratio (PR) electoral system. The party needs 184 seats for two-third majority in the HoR.  Now, the alliance needs 74 seats to cross the two third majorities. The vote counting of PR electoral system is underway. According to the latest updates, UML is leading in the counting whereas CPN (MC) is in the third position. 

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