Nepal parliament elections 2022: High number of invalid votes

Nepal’s election management body has said that the number of invalid votes in the recently held federal parliament and provincial assembly elections is more than five percent.

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There were more invalid votes under the proportional representation (PR) than under the first-past-the-post (FPTP) system.
Out of the total 11.04 million votes cast under the FPTP in the recently concluded elections to the House of Representatives and the Province Assembly, 5.06 percent votes were invalid, according to the Election Commission. Similarly, 5.09 percent votes were invalid under the PR out of 11.02 million votes cast.
Meanwhile, the EC said it would announce final name list of those picked under the PR on coming Tuesday.