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, 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, July 13: The Election Commission (EC) has launched online registration for voter's roll with photos in the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, May 10: Nearly half of the voters have been deprived of their right to vote in the upcoming local level election on May 13. According to estimates, more than 20 percent of the total population (29,192,480) or about 6 million voters are abroad. That's more than half the total votes to be cast.

TULSIPUR, May 8: The names of the deceased voters in Dang district have not been removed from the list of voters so far. Such names have not been removed as the local levels have not sent the list of the deceased voters since 2017.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Janak Education Materials Center Ltd, Sanothimi Bhaktapur has started printing ballot papers for the upcoming local level election on May 13

UDAYAPUR, March 30: Over 200,000 voters have been registered in Udayapur for the local level elections scheduled for May 18. Likewise, a total of 98 polling centers and 258 polling booths have been allocated for the upcoming election in the district, according to the election office of the district.

TAPLEJUNG, March 28: As many as 89,680 voters above the age of 18 have been registered in Taplejung district for the upcoming local-level elections to be held on May 13, 2022.

Over 6,000 new voters registered in Jumla

February 19, 2022 15:01 pm

JUMLA, Feb 19: As many as 6,271 new voters have been registered at the District Election Office, Jumla. Of them, 3,040 are females while 3,231 are males. The voter list with new photos was collected in Jumla from July 18 to February 7.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The implementation of the apex court order to make necessary arrangements to ensure voting rights to Nepalis living abroad is less likely to be implemented largely due to dilly-dallying on the part of the government. The government officials argue that it is not feasible for implementation.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The Election Commission (EC) has stated that there will be about 17.9 million voters in the local-level election scheduled for May 13. As per the constitutional arrangement, people above the age of 18 are eligible to cast vote in the election.

2.5 million voters added in five years

February 13, 2022 19:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 13: According to the Election Commission Nepal, 17.9 million voters will be eligible to cast their ballots in the local level election to be held on May 13.

21,010 new voters added in Siraha

January 31, 2021 10:55 am

SIRAHA, Jan 31: More than 21,000 new voters have been added in Siraha. A total of 21,010 voters including 11,006 male and 10,004 female were added to the list of voters in the district, according to the District Election Office.

Lessons from Sri Lanka

December 4, 2019 11:33 am

As a part of an international observation mission, this scribe had the opportunity to observe the election process of recently concluded presidential election of Sri Lanka. Brief observation of the election is compiled here in order to share their experiences and learn lessons from them.

65% voter turnout in by-polls: EC

December 1, 2019 07:51 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: By-elections conducted on Saturday to elect 52 new representatives at all there levels of government witnessed a 65.43 percent voter turnout, according to the Election Commission.

HONG KONG, Nov 24: More than a million voters thronged polling stations across Hong Kong on Sunday in district elections viewed as a key barometer of support for city leader Carrie Lam, besieged by nearly six months of often violent pro-democracy protests.

Voters will decide

May 23, 2019 01:00 am

Come May 23-26, whoever has the best tools for controlling turnout will control the European Parliament election’s outcome

Voters go to the polls to elect a new parliament representing more than 500m people across 28 EU member states.

ROLPA, March 28: Amid acute water shortage in their area, locals of Sunil Smriti Rural Municipality of Rolpa have been questioning their local representatives of the significance of the commitments they made during the local level elections. The representatives, during their election campaign, had promised the locals of solving the problem of water shortage. Many of the representatives had marked the water issue as their major priority. Ten months down the line, the situation has not improved.

Two voters absent in Province 5 voting

February 8, 2018 01:08 am

DANG, Feb 7: Two voters were absent during voting for the National Assembly members in Dang of Province 5 on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 7: Voting in six of the seven provinces for the National Assembly elections started from 10 AM today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: The Province no. 2 is atop in regard with the number of voters it has for the National Assembly (NA) election slated for coming February 7 while the Province 6 has the least number of voters.

EC to publish voter’s name list today

January 21, 2018 13:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Election Commission (EC) has prepared to publish the voters name list of National Assembly (NA) election after the swearing-in ceremony of all provincial assembly members conclude.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: In the run up to the local, parliamentary and provincial elections, UML leaders made relentless efforts to cash in on the support of voters in Butwal, Dang and Nepalgunj with a self-contradictory campaign promise: to make the cities the administrative capital of Province 5.

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 18: "We do not have water supply in our area. Please bring water to our area," pleaded 84-year-old Krishna Bahadur Shrestha of Sirutar, Surya Binayak Municipality-1, Bhaktapur recently when he met Mahesh Basnet, the MP-elect from Bhaktapur constituency-2.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17 : Nepali Congress senior leader Ramchandra Poudel and Naya Shakti Nepal coordinator Baburam Bhattrarai returned to their own constituencies to thank voters.

I won't disappoint my voters: Bhim Rawal

December 16, 2017 03:11 am

CPN-UML is the party which has always prioritized national integrity, unity, sovereignty and freedom of people. We grabbed a glorious victory in the local elections and fortunately we were able to repeat the same in the parliamentary and provincial elections too

Voters hopeful of change after elections

December 13, 2017 06:41 am

DHADING, Dec 13: “We gave you what you asked for and now it’s your turn to address our demands,” said Laxmi Gurung of Nilkantha Municipality ward-4 while congratulating a leader after his victory in the recent parliamentary elections.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: The second phase of the parliamentary and provincial elections concluded successfully Thursday with millions of voters turning up to cast their ballots defying threats and intimidation from the poll-opposing forces.

In Kathmandu-3, 29% of voters think Ambika Basnet of the Nepali Congress will win the race.

Voters at Koteshwor and Lele.

BHAKTAPUR, Dec 7: UML Cadres hurled stones damaging windows of locals near the polling center at Ganesh Aadharbhut Primary School, Balkot.

DHARAN, Dec 7: Voting at Dharan sub metropolitan’s constituency-1 has restarted with vigor after a socket bomb terrorized voters earlier. At around 9:45 AM, an unidentified person had exploded the bomb at Chandra Sanskrit Higher Secondary School pooling booth.

Elderly voters in Kathmandu

December 7, 2017 11:53 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: Elderly voters in Baneshwor and Koteshwor.

CHITWAN, Dec 7: Excited voters reach early morning at polling centers to cast their votes for the historical elections of House of Representatives and provincial Assembly, today. Voters were visible queuing before 6:00 AM in Chamelidevi Piya Aadharbhut School polling center, of Bharatpur-3, Chitwan.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: In the recently concluded local level elections, Laxman Subedi, chairperson of the Kaski Association of the Blind could not exercise his voting right the way he wanted.

New voters excited in Province-4

December 7, 2017 03:30 am

POKHARA, Dec 7: Bishal Kandel, 22, was in Malaysia for the last four years. The local of Pokhara returned home right before the local level election.

DANG, Dec 7: Altogether 2,584,910 voters from 10 districts of Province 5 will be taking part in the much-awaited parliamentary and provincial elections on Thursday.  There are 12 districts in this province but Rukum and Rolpa have already taken part in the first phase of elections.

KATHMANDU, Dec 6: The Washington Post, one of the world’s leading newspapers has argued that following Thursday’s elections, each vote will help to determine whether Nepal will rely on either of its two neighbors.

First-time voters excited over polls

December 6, 2017 06:00 am

DANG, Dec 6: A long queue for voter registration a few months ago and another queue on Tuesday for her voter identity card haven't diminished the excitement of Manakali Pun of Ghorahi at the idea of voting for the first time.

SIRAHA, Dec 6: Ineffective voter education in rural, as well as urban areas of Siraha, as increased the fear of invalid votes in the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections. Thousands of voters from this district will be taking part in Thursday's elections but many are still unaware about the voting process.

SIRAHA, Dec 6: Ineffective voter education in rural, as well as urban areas of Siraha, as increased the fear of invalid votes in the upcoming parliamentary and provincial elections. Thousands of voters from this district will be taking part in Thursday's elections but many are still unaware about the voting process.

SINDHULI, Dec 6: The silent period for the parliamentary and provincial polls has begun from Monday midnight, barring political parties and candidates from conducting any kind of election-related activities.

KOHALPUR, Dec 4: Door-to-door canvassing is widely popular among various political party candidates contesting assembly and parliamentary elections in the district. Despite the popularity of the method, political parties are facing a new problem.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 3: Candidates of the parliamentary and provincial elections spent days to form their agendas and strategies with hopes of impressing the voters. Unfortunately, their agendas have turned ineffective to attract the voters.

Booze, cash, chicken to woo voters

December 3, 2017 03:00 am

ITAHARI, Dec 3: Rather than banking on past performance and the development hopes of voters, candidates in the parliamentary and provincial elections in Sunsari district are to offers of alcoholic drink, meat treats and money to woo the voters.

Voters in a fix due to party switchers

December 2, 2017 02:44 am

SARLAHI, Dec 1: Party-switching has been a common strategy of aspiring candidates during elections. However, this has put the voters in a dilemma as the same candidate is found chanting slogans of different political parties in different elections.

JANAKPUR, Dec 1: Voters of Dhanusha-3 are in a dilemma - who to choose between Bimalendra Nidhi and Rajendra Mahato - as they believe that both leaders have equal contribution to and strength for raising the issue of political rights to the Madhesi people in the national parliament.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: Chief Election Commissioner (EC) has urged the government to ensure foolproof security for candidates and voters to ensure elections of the federal parliament and provincial assembly in a free and fair environment.

KATHMANDU, Nov 30: No federal constituency in Kathmandu is as diverse as Kathmandu's constituency -2 when it comes to geographic and socioeconomic diversity.  Its diversity has also made it a seat with a huge wealth gap between the rich and the poor.