Local polls: NC leading in vote count tally

Kathmandu, May 16 (RSS): Results of the local level elections held on May 13 continue to come from across the country. The results till 1:30 pm today put the Nepali Congress (NC) in the first position and the CPN (UML) and the CPN (Maoist Centre) are following it respectively

As per the latest available results, the NC has clinched a major post: mayor/chair in 49 local levels, including seven municipalities and 42 rural municipalities followed by four deputy mayors and 50 vice-chairs.

Similarly, the CPN (UML) finds its second place in the results tally with three mayors and 38 chairs of rural municipalities at 41 local levels, in addition to five deputy mayors and 31 vice-chairs.

Likewise, the CPN (Maoist Center) has won the elections for a mayor and 22 chairs in 23 local levels, and two deputy mayors and 15 vice-chairpersons, according to the Election Commission.

The CPN (Unified Socialist) has come out victorious, winning two chairs and six vice-chair posts while candidates from other political parties have won two chairs and four vice-chairs.

The Nepal Workers and Peasants’ Party has become victorious in the posts of one mayor and one deputy mayor.

Until the filing of this report, the NC has emerged victorious at 1,071 local level wards. A total of 1,066 women members, 1,032 Dalit women members, and 2,120 ward members have been elected on behalf of the party.

Similarly, the UML has become victorious in 821 wards with the election of 883 women members, 864 Dalit women members and 1,779 ward members on behalf of it.

The Maoist Center has won the elections in 458 wards. It has won elections for 430 women members, 458 Dalit women members and 804 ward members while the Unified Socialist has emerged victorious in 67 wards. One hundred seventy-eight ward chairs have been elected from other parties and among the independent candidates.

– TRN Online

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