Reports

Analysis Update 8 – Campaign Period Incidents Prior to Second Phase (June 28) Local Elections

On June 15, the Government of Nepal (GoN) announced that the second phase of local elections would be postponed in…

Analysis Update 9 – Incidents During the June 28 Elections Vote Counting Period

Election-related incidents declined significantly during the vote counting period that followed the June 28 elections. There were 14 incidents recorded…

Factsheet 2 – Local Level Election, Silence Period and Election Day: Second Phase

On June 28, 2017, more than 6.4 million voters were called upon to participate in the second phase of Nepal’s…

Analysis Update 7 – Incidents Prior to Second Phase (June 28) Local Elections

As preparations resumed and campaigning intensified ahead of the second phase of local elections scheduled for June 28, provinces 1,…

Preliminary Statement on May 14, 2017 First Phase Elections

This preliminary statement outlines findings from DRCN’s observation of the local political and elections-related dynamics before, during and after the…

Analysis Update 6 – Incidents during the May 14 Elections Counting Period

Election-related incidents declined significantly after the first phase of local elections was held on May 141, with the nation’s attention…

DRCN Pre-Election Statement, May 2017

This pre-election statement focuses on a few key findings identified by observers since May 1. A more comprehensive preliminary statement…

Analysis Update 5 – Incidents During Campaign Period Before May 14 Elections

The number of election-related incidents significantly increased across Provinces 3, 4, and 6 during this period as political parties intensified…

Analysis Update 4 – Incidents and Electoral Environment around Local Elections

After the Madheshi Morcha1 withdrew its support from the government2 on March 15, Morcha cadres intensified protests across the Tarai…