Incidents During the September 18 Elections Vote Counting Period


Analysis Update – 13

Period: September 19-28, 2017 | Published: October 10, 2017

There were eight election-related incidents during the third phase local-level elections counting period. This is the lowest number of incidents during a counting period for all three phases of elections. 13 election-related incidents were recorded during the first phase counting period and 14 were recorded during the second phase. At the conclusion of this counting period, the third phase elections in Province 2 had the lowest number of incidents of all three phases of local elections. Of the eight incidents that occurred during counting, five involved clashes between political parties, with one incident leading to the death of a RJPN cadre. Three incidents entailed vote counting being temporarily halted.

This is the thirteenth in a series of periodic analysis updates that Democracy Resource Center Nepal (DRCN) and the Collective Campaign for Peace (COCAP) | will be releasing during the upcoming elections period. This project receives financial and technical support from The Asia Foundation and The Carter Center.