KATHMANDU, May 22: Vote count in 700 local units has concluded so far.
According to the Election Commission (EC), results of election held for the posts of 126 mayors and 440 chairpersons have been acquired as of Sunday morning.
Of them, 124 mayors and 184 chairpersons are of Nepali Congress. The party is currently leading in 14 local units.
Likewise, the candidates of CPN (UML) have been elected in 67 posts of mayors and 121 posts of chairperson while leading the vote count currently in 17 local units.
Similarly, the CPN (Maoist Center) in the third position has won 120 local units while leading in two local units. The CPN (Unified Socialist) has won nine posts of mayor and the Janata Samajbadi Party has won 20 posts of chairperson.
Besides, independent candidates and other political parties have clinched victories in 25 municipalities and 24 rural municipalities across the country.