Calendar for two major polls unveiled

- Post Report, Kathmandu

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


First-past-the-post system

First Phase

Oct 22: Nomination filing 

Oct 25: Final list of candidates 

Nov 26: Voting    

Second Phase

Nov 2: Nomination filing                            

Nov 5: Final list of candidates          

Dec 7: Voting       

Published: 12-09-2017 07:59

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