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Calendar for two major polls unveiled
Sep 12, 2017-
The Election Commission (EC) on Monday made public the calendar for the provincial and federal elections scheduled November 26 and December 7.
Political parties have to submit two separate lists of candidates for the election
of federal parliament and provincial assembly under proportional representation (PR) election system.
While submitting the closed list, parties must specify the province(s) from where they are contesting elections.
Parties will have to submit the closed list of candidates for proportional system a week before the nominations for the first phase of the first-past-the-post election system to be held on November 26.
“We can print ballot papers under the first-past-the-post system only after the candidates are given election symbols for which the final list of the candidates must be published,” said EC Commissioner Narendra Dahal.
proportional representation system
Oct 15: Parties to submit closed list of candidates
Oct 31: EC to make public closed list of candidates
Nov 19: EC to publish final list of candidates under closed list
Oct 22: Nomination filing
Oct 25: Final list of candidates
Nov 26: Voting
Nov 2: Nomination filing
Nov 5: Final list of candidates
Dec 7: Voting
Published: 12-09-2017 07:59