ElectionGudie

Nov. 26, 2017 Held

9,544,744
Voted
Nepal

Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal

Election for Pratinidhi Sabha (House of Representatives of Nepal)

Results

Cast Votes:9,544,744
Valid Votes:None
Invalid Votes:None

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist-Leninist) 121 3,173,494

33.25%

Nepali Congress 63 3,128,389

32.78%

Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) 53 1,303,721

13.66%

National People's Party 17 472,254

4.95%

Federal Socialist Forum, Nepal 16 470,201

4.93%

Rastriya Prajatantra Party Nepal 1 196,782

2.06%

New Power Party 1 81,837

0.86%

National People's Front 1 62,133

0.65%

Nepal Workers and Peasants Party 1 56,141

0.59%

Independents 1 -

More Info:

Nepal: House of Representatives, 26 November 2017

Election Results Note:

  • Vote tallies and percentages are of proportional voting only (110 of the 275 elected members). The seats won includes both proportional and first-past-the-post voting.

At stake in this election:

  • 165 seats in the House of Representatives (Pratinidi Sabha)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Bidhya Devi BHANDARI
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister KP Sharma OLI
  • Assembly: Nepal has a bicameral Congress consisting of a Constituent Assembly and a House of Representatives.

Description of electoral system:

  • In the Constituent Assembly (Sambidhan Sabha), 240 members are elected by plurality vote in first-past-the-post single-member constituencies, 335 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system and 26 members are appointed by the Cabinet.
  • In the House of Representatives (Pratinidi Sabha), 165 members are elected by plurality vote in first-past-the-post single-member constituencies and 110 members are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system.

Main Parties in the Electoral Race:

* UCPN and CPN-UML formed the Left Alliance.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 30,430,267 (July 2013 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 12,200,000 (October 2013 est.)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 14,339,464 (2013)

·         Is Nepal a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (5 February 1991)

·         Has Nepal ratified CEDAW: Yes (22 April 1991)

·         Gender Quota: Yes

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 172 (following the 2013 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 145 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: High (2014)

Disability Data:

·         Is Nepal a signatory to CRPD: Yes (3 January 2008)

·         Has Nepal ratified CRPD: Yes (7 May 2010)

·         Population with a disability: 4,564,540 (est.)