KATHMANDU, Oct 9: The Election Commission (EC) has said that preparations have been completed for starting candidacy registration for the first-past-the-post (FPTP) seats of the federal and provincial assembly elections from today.
KATHMANDU, July 26: The prediction of the election results has begun even if the date for the election to the Federal Parliament has not been announced. The government itself has projected the election results. According to a two-month study conducted by the Ministry of Home Affairs, if Nepali Congress, CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist Center compete independently in the elections, it appears that none of them will get a majority.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Of the total 165 lawmakers in parliament to be elected under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) category, at least 40 percent are going to be new faces. In the 275-member lower house, 110 members are to be nominated under the proportional representation (PR) category after the allocation of PR seats to political parties on the basis of the PR votes they secured across the country.
KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The Election Commission (EC) has claimed that final results of the parliamentary and provincial assembly elections under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) electoral system will come within four days of the start of the vote count.
KOHALPUR, Nov 9: Altogether 112 candidates have registered their candidacy in Banke for the upcoming parliamentary and provincial polls scheduled for December 7. However, only one Dalit woman will be contesting under the First-Past-The-Post (FPTP) category from the whole district.
GULMI, Nov 6: Not a single woman has been fielded in the upcoming parliamentary elections under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) category in Gulmi by any political party. As per the details provided by the District Election Office, there isn't any woman candidate contesting the polls under this category.
KATHMANDU, Nov 4: While filing candidacy in the 128 electoral constituencies for parliament, the two major political alliances have fielded only 16 women candidates for the December 7 second phase polls.
KATHMANDU, Nov 2: Only four women are contesting in province 7 for the second phase of the election to the House of Representatives under the first-past-the-post (FPTP ) electrol system. Two women from Nepali congress (NC)and one-one from CPN-UML and CPN-Maoist center are vying for House of Representatives among 16 constituencies of the province 7.
KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The electoral process of the second phase polls for federal parliament and provincial assembly is beginning on Thursday, with the Election Commission (EC) calling for nomination of candidates under the First Past the Post (FPTP) electoral system.
KATHMANDU, OCT 31: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Ayodhee Prasad Yadav furnished clarifications to the Supreme Court Monday, stating that the Election Commission (EC) has decided to print the First-Past-the-Post ballots separately and that he does not have any intention of disrespecting the apex court order regarding the upcoming parliamentary elections.
KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The Election Commission has concluded to print separate ballot papers. The conclusion came after the Supreme Court ordered the EC to print separate ballot papers for the upcoming elections of House of Representatives and Provincial Assemblies under First-Past-the-Post (FPTP) electoral system.
KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The Election Commission on Friday has begun printing the ballot papers under the first-past- the-post election system for upcoming federal and provincial elections slated for November 26.
KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Although it is mandatory to ensure at least 33 percent representation of women both in parliament and in the provincial assemblies, major political parties have fielded only a few women candidates in nominations for the First Past the Post (FPTP) electoral system under the first phase parliamentary and provincial assembly polls.
KATHMANDU, Oct 13: The Election Commission (EC) has fixed Rs 2.5 million as an election expenditure limit per candidate contesting the upcoming parliamentary elections under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) electoral system. A candidate contesting the provincial assembly elections, however, can spend up to Rs 1.5 million.
KATHMANDU, August 3: Lawmakers have suggested incorporating a provision in the proposed Bill related to the elections to the House of Representatives that allows only women into competition under the first-past-the-post electoral system.
KATHMANDU, March 23: Amid pressure from fringe political parties, parliament on Wednesday endorsed a bill imposing a three-percent threshold in upcoming parliamentary elections for becoming a national political party.