Top Province with Highest Number of Votes During the General Election of 2017

Last updated on 2022-09-25
Top Province with Highest Number of Votes During the General Election of 2017

According to Article 84 of the Constitution of Nepal 2015, all Members of Parliament of the House of Representatives of the Federal Parliament of Nepal are chosen following the dissolution of parliament. Except when dissolved early, the duration of the House of Representatives is five years. When the House of Representatives is dissolved, the National Assembly inherits the powers of the Federal Parliament. In this post, we will look at the provinces that got the most votes in the 2017 general election.

*The ranking is done based done the research done by The Everest List with the help of the Election Commission Of Nepal

7. Karnali Province

Karnali Province
Image Source: Nepal Press

Karnali Province, commonly known as Province 6, has a total size of 27,984 square kilometers and accounts for 18.97% of Nepal's total land area, making it the country's biggest province. The province of Karnali is split into ten districts. These ten districts are subdivided into 25 cities and 54 rural communities. Birendranagar is the Province's only metropolitan city. Karnali Province has 718 wards, 896 polling stations, and 1199 polling centers. Karnali Province has a total of 3,94,424 male voters and 3,89,078 female votes. The total number of voters is 7,835,04.

  • Total Wards : 718
  • Total Pooling Stations : 896
  • Total Pooling Centers : 1199
  • Male Voters : 3,94,424
  • Female Voters : 3,89,078
  • Total Voters : 7,835,04

6. Sudurpashchim Province

Sudurpashchim Province
Image Source: Kathmandu Post

Sudurpaschim province, also known as Province 7, is the westernmost of the seven provinces, with 19,515.52 square kilometres, or 13.22% of the country's total land area, with Godawari as its capital. Sudurpaschim province is split into nine districts, each of which has one sub-metropolitan city, 33 municipalities, and 54 rural municipalities. Sudurpashchim Province has 734 wards, 1109 polling stations, and 1781 polling centres. Sudurpashchim Province has a total of 6,34,967 male voters and 6,69,668 female votes. The total number of voters is 1,30,46,49.

  • Total Wards : 734
  • Total Pooling Stations : 1109
  • Total Pooling Centers : 1781
  • Male Voters : 6,34,967
  • Female Voters : 6,69,668
  • Total Voters : 1,30,46,49

5. Gandaki Province

Gandaki Province
Image Source: Himalayan Times

Gandaki Province is bordered to the north by the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, to the east by Bagmati Province, to the west by Karnali Province, and to the south by Lumbini Province and Bihar of India. Pokhara is the provincial capital of the Gandaki region. spans a total area of 21,504 square kilometres of the country's total land. Gandaki province is divided into 11 districts, each of which is further subdivided into 26 municipalities and 58 rural municipalities. Gandaki Province has 759 wards, 1247 polling stations, and 1952 polling centres. Gandaki Province has a total of 6,65,512 male voters and 7,48,063 female votes. The total number of voters is 1,41,35,86.

  • Total Wards : 759
  • Total Pooling Stations : 1247
  • Total Pooling Centers : 1952
  • Male Voters : 6,65,512
  • Female Voters : 7,48,063
  • Total Voters : 1,41,35,86

4. Lumbini Province

Lumbini Province
Image Source: Kathmandu Post

Lumbini Province is bordered to the north by Gandaki Province and Karnali Province, to the west by Sudurpashchim Province, and to the south by Uttar Pradesh and Bihar of India. Lumbini is the third largest and third most populated province in Nepal. Lumbini Province has 983 wards, 1612 polling stations, and 3125 polling centers. Lumbini Province has a total of 1,23,64,72 male voters and 1,22,50,19 female votes. The total number of voters is 2,46,15,14.

  • Total Wards : 983
  • Total Pooling Stations : 1612
  • Total Pooling Centers : 3125
  • Male Voters : 1,23,64,72
  • Female Voters : 1,22,50,19
  • Total Voters : 2,46,15,14

3. Madhesi Province

Madhesi Province
Image Source: UNDP

Madhesi Province is a province in Nepal's southeastern area that was founded following the passage of the Nepalese Constitution. It is Nepal's most populous and smallest province in terms of territory. It is bounded to the east by Province No. 1, to the north by Bagmati Province, and to the south by India's Bihar state. Madhesi Province has 1271 wards, 2166 polling stations, and 3577 polling centers. Madhesi Province has a total of 1,43,00,51 male voters and 1,23,48,40 female votes. The total number of voters is 2,66,49,50.

  • Total Wards : 1271
  • Total Pooling Stations : 2166
  • Total Pooling Centers : 3577
  • Male Voters : 1,43,00,51
  • Female Voters : 1,23,48,40
  • Total Voters : 2,66,49,50

2. Province No. 1

Province No. 1
Image Source: eKantipur

Province No. 1 is bounded to the north by China's Tibet Autonomous Region, to the east by the Indian states of Sikkim and West Bengal, to the south by Bihar, and to the west by Bagmati Province and Madhesh Province. According to the 2021 Nepal census, the province has a population of roughly 5 million people, with a population density of 190 persons per square kilometer. According to the 2011 Nepal census, the province has a population of around 4.5 million people. Province 1 has 1157 wards, 1861 polling stations, and 3456 polling centers. Province 1 has a total of 1,35,19,42 male voters and 1,33,25,39 female votes. The total number of voters is 2,68,44,88.

  • Total Wards : 1157
  • Total Pooling Stations : 1861
  • Total Pooling Centers : 3459
  • Male Voters : 1,35,19,42
  • Female Voters : 1,33,25,39
  • Total Voters : 2,68,44,88

1. Bagmati Province

Bagmati Province
Image Source: Kathmandu Post

Bagmati Province is Nepal's second-most populated and fifth-largest by area. Bagmati is bounded to the north by China's Tibet Autonomous Region, to the west by Gandaki Province, to the east by Province No. 1, and to the south by the Indian states of Bihar and Madhesh Province. Districts are the second level of administrative divisions in Nepal, following provinces. Bagmati Province has 1121 wards, 1780 polling stations, and 3490 polling centers. Bagmati Province has a total of 1,36,57,85 male voters and 1,39,39,20 female votes. The total number of voters is 2,75,97,33.

  • Total Wards : 1121
  • Total Pooling Stations : 1780
  • Total Pooling Centers : 3490
  • Male Voters : 1,36,57,85
  • Female Voters : 1,39,39,20
  • Total Voters : 2,75,97,33

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7. Karnali Province

Karnali Province
Image Source: Nepal Press

Karnali Province, commonly known as Province 6, has a total size of 27,984 square kilometers and accounts for 18.97% of Nepal's total land area, making it the country's biggest province. The province of Karnali is split into ten districts. These ten districts are subdivided into 25 cities and 54 rural communities. Birendranagar is the Province's only metropolitan city. Karnali Province has 718 wards, 896 polling stations, and 1199 polling centers. Karnali Province has a total of 3,94,424 male voters and 3,89,078 female votes. The total number of voters is 7,835,04.

  • Total Wards : 718
  • Total Pooling Stations : 896
  • Total Pooling Centers : 1199
  • Male Voters : 3,94,424
  • Female Voters : 3,89,078
  • Total Voters : 7,835,04

6. Sudurpashchim Province

Sudurpashchim Province
Image Source: Kathmandu Post

Sudurpaschim province, also known as Province 7, is the westernmost of the seven provinces, with 19,515.52 square kilometres, or 13.22% of the country's total land area, with Godawari as its capital. Sudurpaschim province is split into nine districts, each of which has one sub-metropolitan city, 33 municipalities, and 54 rural municipalities. Sudurpashchim Province has 734 wards, 1109 polling stations, and 1781 polling centres. Sudurpashchim Province has a total of 6,34,967 male voters and 6,69,668 female votes. The total number of voters is 1,30,46,49.

  • Total Wards : 734
  • Total Pooling Stations : 1109
  • Total Pooling Centers : 1781
  • Male Voters : 6,34,967
  • Female Voters : 6,69,668
  • Total Voters : 1,30,46,49

5. Gandaki Province

Gandaki Province
Image Source: Himalayan Times

Gandaki Province is bordered to the north by the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, to the east by Bagmati Province, to the west by Karnali Province, and to the south by Lumbini Province and Bihar of India. Pokhara is the provincial capital of the Gandaki region. spans a total area of 21,504 square kilometres of the country's total land. Gandaki province is divided into 11 districts, each of which is further subdivided into 26 municipalities and 58 rural municipalities. Gandaki Province has 759 wards, 1247 polling stations, and 1952 polling centres. Gandaki Province has a total of 6,65,512 male voters and 7,48,063 female votes. The total number of voters is 1,41,35,86.

  • Total Wards : 759
  • Total Pooling Stations : 1247
  • Total Pooling Centers : 1952
  • Male Voters : 6,65,512
  • Female Voters : 7,48,063
  • Total Voters : 1,41,35,86

4. Lumbini Province

Lumbini Province
Image Source: Kathmandu Post

Lumbini Province is bordered to the north by Gandaki Province and Karnali Province, to the west by Sudurpashchim Province, and to the south by Uttar Pradesh and Bihar of India. Lumbini is the third largest and third most populated province in Nepal. Lumbini Province has 983 wards, 1612 polling stations, and 3125 polling centers. Lumbini Province has a total of 1,23,64,72 male voters and 1,22,50,19 female votes. The total number of voters is 2,46,15,14.

  • Total Wards : 983
  • Total Pooling Stations : 1612
  • Total Pooling Centers : 3125
  • Male Voters : 1,23,64,72
  • Female Voters : 1,22,50,19
  • Total Voters : 2,46,15,14

3. Madhesi Province

Madhesi Province
Image Source: UNDP

Madhesi Province is a province in Nepal's southeastern area that was founded following the passage of the Nepalese Constitution. It is Nepal's most populous and smallest province in terms of territory. It is bounded to the east by Province No. 1, to the north by Bagmati Province, and to the south by India's Bihar state. Madhesi Province has 1271 wards, 2166 polling stations, and 3577 polling centers. Madhesi Province has a total of 1,43,00,51 male voters and 1,23,48,40 female votes. The total number of voters is 2,66,49,50.

  • Total Wards : 1271
  • Total Pooling Stations : 2166
  • Total Pooling Centers : 3577
  • Male Voters : 1,43,00,51
  • Female Voters : 1,23,48,40
  • Total Voters : 2,66,49,50

2. Province No. 1

Province No. 1
Image Source: eKantipur

Province No. 1 is bounded to the north by China's Tibet Autonomous Region, to the east by the Indian states of Sikkim and West Bengal, to the south by Bihar, and to the west by Bagmati Province and Madhesh Province. According to the 2021 Nepal census, the province has a population of roughly 5 million people, with a population density of 190 persons per square kilometer. According to the 2011 Nepal census, the province has a population of around 4.5 million people. Province 1 has 1157 wards, 1861 polling stations, and 3456 polling centers. Province 1 has a total of 1,35,19,42 male voters and 1,33,25,39 female votes. The total number of voters is 2,68,44,88.

  • Total Wards : 1157
  • Total Pooling Stations : 1861
  • Total Pooling Centers : 3459
  • Male Voters : 1,35,19,42
  • Female Voters : 1,33,25,39
  • Total Voters : 2,68,44,88

1. Bagmati Province

Bagmati Province
Image Source: Kathmandu Post

Bagmati Province is Nepal's second-most populated and fifth-largest by area. Bagmati is bounded to the north by China's Tibet Autonomous Region, to the west by Gandaki Province, to the east by Province No. 1, and to the south by the Indian states of Bihar and Madhesh Province. Districts are the second level of administrative divisions in Nepal, following provinces. Bagmati Province has 1121 wards, 1780 polling stations, and 3490 polling centers. Bagmati Province has a total of 1,36,57,85 male voters and 1,39,39,20 female votes. The total number of voters is 2,75,97,33.

  • Total Wards : 1121
  • Total Pooling Stations : 1780
  • Total Pooling Centers : 3490
  • Male Voters : 1,36,57,85
  • Female Voters : 1,39,39,20
  • Total Voters : 2,75,97,33