Joint Press Statement- NEOC/GEOC/Sankalpa on Local Election Observation
Preliminary Review of Election Observation
The first phase of local level elections, held after the promulgation of the new constitution, for the provinces number 3, 4, and 6 have been conducted with encouraging participation by the voters on May 14, 2017. Despite few obstructions and time constraints, the Election Commission has been generally successful in conducting the first phase of the local elections. It gave the general voters the opportunity to elect their representatives. Likewise, the political parties and the candidates, too, took part in the election actively. In this context, let us take this opportunity to state that in order to observe that the election was held in free, fair and credible manner the election observer organizations such as National Election Observer Organization (NEOC), General Election Observers Organization (GEOC) and Inclusive Women Alliance for Peace, Justice and Democracy (Sankalpa) were involved in the observation in a coordinated way.
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