The BJP-NDPP alliance has won its battle against the ruling NPF alliance in the Nagaland Assembly Elections 2018. The winning alliance's CM face is Neiphiu Rio, who has won his seat unopposed from the Northern Angami-II seat. The Naga People's Front (NFP) has been in power in Nagaland since 2003. The state recorded 75% voter turnout during the polling. Nagaland voting was marred by sporadic incidents of violence. According to PTI, one person was killed and three others were injured in a clash between supporters of the Naga People’s Front (NPF) and the newly-floated Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) in Akuluto constituency of Zunheboto district.