Election Commission records voter turnout at 55 percent till 4 pm

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Kathmandu: The voter turnout under the local-level election has been recorded at 55 percent throughout the country as of 4 pm on Friday, the Election Commission said.

Voting began in the local level elections at all 753 units across the country simultaneously at 7 am today. Voters are exercising their franchise at 21,955 polling centers fixed at 10,756 polling stations across the country and it will continue till 5 pm today.

Some 17.73 million voters will be electing a total of 35,221 representatives who include mayors/Chairman and deputy mayors/Vic-Chairman, ward chairs, Dalit women members, women members and open ward members.