There were 39,214 votes casted during 2008 Constituent Assembly elections in Kailali District, Constituency No. 5. The candidte of Nepal Communist Party (Maoist) - Lekh Raj Bhatta secured 17,979 (45.85%) votes and secured victory in the election. The runner-up candidate was Dirgha Raj Bhat of Nepali Congress Party who secured 13,638 (34.78%) votes and came in second position. The difference in votes of Lekh Raj Bhatta and Dirgha Raj Bhat was 4,341. All other candidates secured 7,597 (19.37%) votes.
As illustrated in the pie-chart above, the candidates who lost the election secured 21,235 (54.15%) votes as compared to votes secured by elected candidate Lekh Raj Bhatta, which was 17,979 (45.85%) votes.
Detailed Election Results are illustrated in the table below:
|1||Lekh Raj Bhatta||Nepal Communist Party (Maoist)||N/A||N/A||17,979||45.85%|
|2||Dirgha Raj Bhat||Nepali Congress Party||N/A||N/A||13,638||34.78%|
|3||Hari Shankar Yogi||Nepal Communist Party (Unified Marxist-Leninist)||N/A||N/A||7,597||19.37%|
Please, note that details candidates who contested in the election may not be available due to lack of election data. If you found N/A in the table above in any column, that means the information is not available at present. If the age of a candidate is given in the table, that should be considered as the age of candidate at the time of filing nomination for the election, but not the current age.