EC commences counting of PR votes

December 09, 2017

The Kathmandu Post, 9 Dec 2017

Vote counting under Proportional Representation (PR) category has begun in those districts where final results of First-Past-the-Post category are already out, according to Election Commission.

EC plans to complete the counting of PR votes within next 7-10 days.  As per the preliminary result, Nepali Congress is leading with 5163 votes. CPN-UML is in the second position with 4613, while CPN (Maoist Centre) is in the third position with 1400. 

Under the PR category, more than 50 percent parties are contesting election. To gain the status of national party, parties will have to secure one seat under FPTP and 3 percent votes under PR category.