May 14, 2017 was a historic day for the people of Nepal as the first phase of Election was conducted by the Government of Nepal after nearly twenty year hiatus. The first phase of election was conducted of 34 districts in 6,642 polling booths. Out of 49,56,925 registered voters there was a massive turnout of 71%. Contested by 49,071 candidates, a total of 13, 556 positions in 283 Local Executives were to be decided by this first phase of local election.
HURON Central Committee Members along with 611 Election Observers oversaw the first phase of election on May 14, 2017. Among 611 Election Observers there was participation of 127 female election observers and 484 male election observers.
Human Rights Organisation of Nepal completed observation of 31 districts out of 34 districts as permitted by Election Commission.
A detailed report of Election Observation by HURON was sent to Election Commission on May 21, 2017. The report included Data, Facts & Analysis of Election Process 1. Before Election 2. During Election & 3. After Election along with Suggestions, Recommendations and Challenges.
Some Glimpses of Election Day in Kathmandu: