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694 votes cast in President election so far

09 March 2023  

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KATHMANDU: Six hundred and ninety-four votes have been cast in the voting under the election for the President as of 1 pm today.

Two hundred and eighty-five members of the Federal Parliament and 409 members of the provincial assemblies have cast their votes so far, the Office of the Election Officer said.

The voting started at 10 am and it will continue until 3 pm today. Nepali Congress senior leader Ram Chandra Poudel and CPN (UML) Vice-chair Subash Chandra Nembang are in the race for the third President of the republic Nepal.

The Electoral College comprises the members of the Federal Parliament and Province Assemblies.

There are a total of 882 eligible voters in the Federal Parliament (the House of Representatives and the National Assembly) and the Province Assembly (332 under the Federal Parliament and 550 under the Province Assembly).

The Federal Parliament has 79 weighted votes, and the Province Assembly has 48.

According to the constitution, no person shall be elected to the Office of President more than twice.

Publish Date : 09 March 2023 13:16 PM

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