KATHMANDU, May 18: Vote count of the local level election in 410 local units has concluded as of 10 AM, Wednesday.
So far, the ruling Nepali Congress has won the highest number of local units, according to the Election Commission (EC). The party has won the post of Mayor in 52 municipalities and posts of Chairperson in 139 rural municipalities.
Meanwhile, the NC is currently leading the vote count for the post of mayor in 52 municipalities and the post of chairperson in 43 rural municipalities.
Likewise, the main opposition party, CPN-UML, has clinched victory for the post of mayor in 28 municipalities and the post of chairperson in nine rural municipalities. The party is currently leading the vote count in four municipalities and 32 rural municipalities.
Similarly, the CPN (Maoist Center) has won in nine municipalities and 70 rural municipalities so far, currently leading in 14 municipalities and 18 rural municipalities.