KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The Election Commission (EC) has published the details of all voters — their serial number, voter number, voting place, polling station, names of father, mother, spouse. The EC published the details of the voters on its website -- www.election.gov.np.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Around 20,000 local and foreign observers are going to be deployed for the upcoming House of Representatives and provincial assemblies elections to be held on November 20.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: The Election Commission (EC) determined the ceiling of electoral spending for political parties/candidates on Sunday.  The maximum limit of electoral spending was fixed based on the existing law, number of voters in constituencies, number of polling centers and area.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: The Election Commission (EC) has fixed today as the deadline to withdraw the candidacies of those named in the proportional closed list.The time for submitting the revised list was fixed till yesterday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Twelve smaller parties are submitting the revised closed list for the proportional system, making some changes to the lists they had given to the Election Commission before this. The nation is going to the House of Representatives and National Assembly member election on November 20.

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: The Election Commission (EC) has launched an office to monitor the social networks sites with representatives of the Cyber ​​Bureau of the Nepali Army and Police for the House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies elections to be held on November 20.

EC enforces election code of conduct

September 28, 2022 13:55 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The Election Commission (EC) has enforced the election code of conduct, 2022 beginning from today in view of the elections to the House of Representatives and the provincial assemblies. The voting for the twin elections will take place on November 20, Sunday in a single phase.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: The Election Commission (EC) has issued 60-point directives to the political parties to make the upcoming elections to the members of the House of Representatives and provincial Assembly free, fair, impartial, transparent.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: The Election Commission (EC) is doing homework to fix the election expenditure limit for the candidates and parties for the November 20 elections to the House of Representatives and province assemblies as per the Election related laws and code of conduct.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: The Election Commission (EC) has decided to implement the Election Code of Conduct, 2079 from Wednesday (September 28).

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The government and political parties have expressed their commitment that they would honestly abide by the election code of conduct.

PM Deuba, other leaders at EC

September 25, 2022 17:42 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Prime Minister and Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba visited the Election Commission (EC) on Sunday afternoon to sign the commitment letter for the implementation of the Election Code of Conduct and to participate in an interaction related to it.

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The Election Commission (EC) has asked the Ministry of Finance to furnish the details of the transfer of funds outside the approved annual budget for the current fiscal year following the declaration of the date for election.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The Election Commission (EC) is going to collect the provisional voters list from Thursday for proportional representation in the House of Representatives election to be held on November 20.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The Election Commission (EC) has appointed the Chief Returning Officers and the Returning Officers for the election to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies slated for November 20.

KATHMANDU, Sept 21: The Election Commission (EC) has determined the offices of the Chief Returning Officers and Returning Officers for each district for the upcoming federal parliament and provincial assembly polls scheduled for November 20.

KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Various political parties have registered the list of their candidates under proportional representation electoral system for the provincial assemblies election to be held on November 20 later this year.

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The process of submission of the closed list of candidates for the proportional representation (PR) system for the November 20 federal and provincial elections will be concluded today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: CPN-UML central secretariat meeting is to be held in Balkot to prepare the closed list of candidates under the proportional representation category.

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: The election process for the House of Representatives and the Provincial Assemblies scheduled for November 20 is starting today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 17: Mayors of Kathmandu, Pokhara, Biratnagar, Chitwan, Pokhara and Birgunj metropolitan cities have to submit a fine of Rs 750,000 each to the Election Commission (EC) for their failure to submit the election expenditure details on time.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The government has recommended President Bidya Devi Bhandari to prorogue the ongoing budget session of federal parliament effective from midnight Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The Election Commission (EC) has directed the National Land Commission to immediately stop the distribution of land ownership certificates.

KATHMANDU, September 14: lawmaker Yashoda Gurung Subedi has said that the Election Commission (EC) has no right to direct the sovereign parliament. She expressed her displeasure saying that the EC had sent a letter stating that the term of parliament would end after 12:00 AM on September 17.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: The Election Commission (EC) has started the process of printing ballot papers for the Federal Parliament and Provincial Assemblies elections to be held on November 20.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The Election Commission (EC) has made the political parties clear on the necessary process, and the documents required for the submission of a closed list of candidates under the proportional representation electoral system for November 20 election.

EC demands 250,000 employees for elections

September 11, 2022 12:37 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 11: The Election Commission (EC) has requested the government to make available 250,000 employees to successfully hold the elections to the House of Representatives and the provincial assemblies scheduled for November 20.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: The Election Commission (EC) has approved the calendar of election activities under the first-past-the-post system of the November 20 federal and provincial poll.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The Election Commission (EC) has said that continuation of the term of members of House of Representatives (HoR) and Provincial Assemblies even after the filing of nominations for the new election is inappropriate.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: The Election Commission (EC) has determined a total of 10,888 polling stations across the country for upcoming elections to the members of House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly scheduled for November 20.

KATHMANDU, August 31: The Election Commission (EC) is about to establish its offices in all the 165 electoral constituencies for the elections to the House of Representatives (HoR) and arrange for the counting of votes for the provincial assembly and HoR elections there.

KATHMANDU, August 30: A total 76 parties have filed applications to participate in the upcoming House of Representatives and Province Assembly member elections in the proportional representation category.

KATHMANDU, August 29: The Election Commission (EC) has launched a voters’ list updating program for the November 20 House of Representatives and provincial assembly elections.

EC to update voters' list from today

August 28, 2022 09:00 am

KATHMANDU, August 28: In view of the upcoming federal and provincial assembly elections, the Election Commission (EC) is working to update the voters' name list from Sunday.

KATHMANDU, August 26: The meeting of the seat allocation Task Force of the five-party alliance is scheduled to be held today. The meeting will be held today at 4 pm at the Prime Minister's official residence in Baluwatar.

KATHMANDU, August 26: The Election Commission has invited applications from today to the parties to participate proportionally in the Federal and Provincial Assembly elections to be held on November 20.

KATHMANDU, August 24: The Election Commission (EC) has invited applications from national organizations interested in supervising and monitoring the upcoming federal and provincial assembly elections. The EC had earlier invited international organizations for supervision.

KATHMANDU, August 22: The Election Commission (EC) has decided not to allow the use of vehicles with foreign number plates in the elections to members of the House of Representatives and the Provincial Assembly, which is to be held on November 20.

TAPLEJUNG, August 22: There are indications that the majority of Taplejung candidates in the local level elections who did not submit their expenses details will miss the opportunity to explain within the 7-day clarification deadline given by the Election Commission (EC). As only a relatively small number of candidates appeared with explanations and justifications, the District Election Office requested them not to miss this opportunity.

KATHMANDU, August 22: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dinesh Kumar Thapaliya has said the media should play a vital role to enhance public trust in the electoral system and ensure huge voter turnout in the upcoming elections.

KATHMANDU, August 21: The Election Commission (EC) has instructed all three levels of government not to conduct new programs that are not specified in the government's plan and budget.

KATHMANDU, August 21: The Election Commission (EC) has directed the federal, provincial and local governments not to implement Election Constituency Infrastructure Development Program or plans of similar nature and any new program that were not stipulated in the budget.

Demand to manage election staff

August 19, 2022 13:15 pm

KATHMANDU, August 19: The Election Commission (EC) has instructed the government to hold the elections to the House of Representatives and the provincial assemblies on November 20. On Thursday, the Commission’s Spokesperson Shaligram Sharma Paudel gave five instructions to the government to conduct the House of Representatives and province assembly elections in a clean, free, fair, trustworthy and economic manner.

KATHMANDU, August 18: The Election Commission (EC) on Wednesday issued a four-point directive to the government for the effective security management of the elections to the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly scheduled for November 20.

KATHMANDU, August 17: According to the Nepal Telecommunication Authority, 87 percent of the population in Nepal has access to the Internet and 64.8 percent of that is mobile Internet. In this way, it should not be difficult to deliver election promotional material to a large population through mobile internet.

KATHMANDU, August 17: The Bibeksheel Sajha Party (BSP) has been registered as a party at the Election Commission (EC) in order to participate in the elections to the House of Representatives and provincial assemblies to be held on November 20.

KATHMANDU, August 15: The Election Commission (EC) has intensified preparations in order to hold the November 20 elections to the provincial and federal parliaments in a free and fair manner. In this regard, the poll body has endorsed the election schedule.

KATHMANDU, August 15: The Election Commission (EC) has made it clear that the citizens reaching 18 years by November 19 this year (on the eve of upcoming election) and those registering their names in the voters list by August 4 this year can exercise their franchise.

KATHMANDU, August 11: The Election Commission (EC) has said that it will conduct door-to-door voter education programs in municipalities and rural municipalities for the upcoming elections to the House of Representatives (HoR) and the provincial assemblies scheduled for November 20.

Electoral roll update from August 28

August 10, 2022 11:59 am

KATHMANDU, August 10: The Election Commission (EC) will update the electoral roll for the November 20 parliamentary and provincial elections from August 28 to September 4.