Election Facts & Figures

S.No. Dev. Region & Country Total Voters 1991 Voters 1994 % Growth 91 to 94 Voters 1998 % Growth 94 to 98
1. Eastern Dev. Region 2,692,176 2,925,981 8.68 3,258,816 11.38
2. Central Dev. Region 3,717,592 4,084,560 9.87 4,526,556 10.82
3. Western Dev. Region 2,432,787 2,698,493 10.92 2,857,313 5.83
4. Mid-western Dev. Region 1,359,588 1,531,237 12.63 1,644,545 7.40
5. Far-western Dev. Region 989,634 1,087,058 9.84 1,231,609 13.30
* All Nepal Total     10.15   9.67



Facts and Figure on Elections in Nepal
Members of House of Representative Election in Nepal

Description 1991 1994 1999
Election Constituencies 205 205 205
  Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total
Voters 5,876,411 5,271,847 11,148,258 6,190,039 6,106,180 12,296,219 6,827,014 6,691,825 13,518,839
Polling Centres 8,225 7,389 6,821
Sub Polling Station 6,564 8,191 Ballot boxes and polling staff added based on number of voters
Total 14,789 15,580  
Total Political Parties 44 65 100
Parties Contesting Election 20 24 39
  Male Female Total Male Female Total Male Female Total
Candidates 1,265 80 1345 1,356 86 1,442 2,095 143 2,238
Elected Candidates 198 7 205 198 7 205 193 12 205
Voters' Turnout Percentage 65.15 61.68 65.79



Parties Position in the Election with Popular Votes
( Parties not securing any seat are not included )

  Position in the Elections
Parties/ Independent 1991 1994 1999
  Seat secured Vote secured Per cent of Votes Seat secured Vote secure Per cent of Votes Seat secured Vote secured Per cent of Votes
Nepali Congress 110 2742452 37.75 83 2545287 33.38 113 3214786 36.14
Nepal Communist Party (UML) 69 2040102 27.98 88 2352601 30.85 68 2734568 30.74
Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Chand) 3 478604 6.56 - - - - 295812 3.33
Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Thapa) 1 392499 5.38 - - - - - -
Rastriya Prajatntra Party - - - 20 1367148 17.93 12 902328 10.14
Nepal Sadbhawana Party 6 298610 4.10 3 265847 3.49 5 278435 3.13
Nepal Majdoor Kisan Party 2 91335 1025 4 75072 0.98 1 48685 0.55
Samyukta Janamorcha, Nepal 9 351904 4.83 - 100285 1.32 1 74669 0.84
Communist Party of Nepal (Democratic) 2 177323 2.43 - - - - - -
Rastriya Janamorcha - - - - - - 5 121426 1.37
Independent 3 303723 4.17 7 471324 6.68 - 251930 2.83
Total - - - - - -
Voters Turnout Percentage Yr. 1991 Yr. 1994 Yr.1999
65.15 61.86 65.79



Composition of National Assembly

Members elected 50
Members Nominated 10
Total 60
Every second year election of a third of the Members of National
Assembly is conducted on the basis on single transferable voting systems.



Local Bodies Elections

Local Bodies Number Total Members to be Elected
District Development Committees 75 1077
Metropolis & Municipalities 58 4146
Village development Committees 3,913 183911
Total:-