70 pc ballot papers printed so far for elections

Kathmandu : Almost 70 percent of the required ballots for the House of Representatives and Provincial Assembly member elections to be held on November 19 have been printed so far.

40 percent of the ballots have been printed for the direct election system. Along with this, nearly 70 percent of the total number of ballots have been printed both by proportional and direct systems.

According to the latest statistics of the Commission, voters have to vote on four ballots for the two systems of proportional and first-past-the-post election.

According to this, 80 million ballot papers are required for the upcoming elections. For the proportional election system, ballot papers have been delivered to 68 districts.