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Election Results of Polls in 60 Local Government Vacant Demkhongs and Bye-Election in Dozotoen Chiwog of Soe Gewog under Thimphu Dzongkhag

The Election Commission of Bhutan is pleased to inform the general public that the Local Government Election in the 60 Remaining Vacant Demkhongs and Bye-Election for the post of Gewog Tshogde Tshogpa in Dozotoen Chiwog of Soe Gewog under Thimphu Dzongkhag were successfully conducted yesterday, the 18th of April 2017. The

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Training of Trainers (Volunteers) Programme

The Election Commission of Bhutan through the Volunteer-VOICE (Volunteers for Voter Information, Communication and Education), as a part of Civic Education for communities with the engagement of volunteers, is conducting a Training of Trainers (ToT) Programme for 15 registered volunteers from 20th to 22nd of March 2017 at BCP-NC hall,

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Learning from Experience Programme

The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) is in the process of conducting the Learning from Experience Programme starting with the Electoral Officers who were on election duty for the Second Phase of the Second Local Government Elections. The National Observers will be attending the Programme from 17th to 18th of October

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NEWS RELEASE

With immense happiness and pride, Officers and Staff of the Election Commission of Bhutan offer heartfelt congratulations to Hon’ble Election Commissioners Dasho Ugyen Chewang and Dasho Deki Pema for receiving the well-deserved Kabney Patang and Geyn tag on 14 July 2016. We are delighted and deeply honoured by the prestigious award

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Release of the Draft Electoral Roll of the Thimphu, Phuentshogling and Gelegphu Thromdes for Claims and Objections

The Election Commission of Bhutan is pleased to release vide Notification No. ECB/NOTIF-1/2015/2309 dated 15th of December 2015, the Draft Electoral Roll for the Thromdes of Thimphu, Phuentshogling and Gelegphu.   The Electoral Laws require the Draft Electoral Roll to be published for public inspection and verification by the voters before the

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The Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of the Department of Elections, and the 6th Meeting of the Forum of Election Management Bodies of South Asia (FEMBOSA) and South Asia Disability Dialogue

Election Commissioner Deki Pema, accompanied by the Research Officer, Govinda Subedi, left this morning to attend the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of Sri Lankan’s Department of Election, and the 6th Meeting of the Forum of Election Management Bodies of South Asia (FEMBoSA) and South Asia Disability Dialogue in Colombo, Sri Lanka, to

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National Voter’s Day

The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) will be celebrating the second National Voters' Day (NVD) on 15th of September 2015 coinciding with International Democracy Day, on the theme “Women in Our Democracy” in all 20 Dzongkhags. An elaborate function to mark the NVD is being held in Dewathang, Samdrup Jongkhar

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The Chief Election Commissioner of Election Commission of Bhutan will lead a two member delegation to attend the Fifth Forum of Election Management Bodies of South Asia (FEMBoSA) Kathmandu, Nepal

The Chief Election Commissioner of Election Commission of Bhutan will lead a two member delegation to attend the Fifth Forum of Election Management Bodies of South Asia (FEMBoSA) Kathmandu to be held in Kathmandu on November 29th  and 30th  on the theme Regulating Election Campaign Finance: Ensuring Free and Fair

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The Election Commission of Bhutan as per Chapter 4, Section 11 of Election Commission of Bhutan Service Rules and Regulations 2010, inducted replacement Officers as notified earlier. Orientation program for them were conducted from 5th to 18th of November, 2014 at the Head Office of Election Commission of Bhutan to

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Consultation Meeting on Determinants of Voter’s Choice and Ways to Facilitate Women’s Participation in Elective Offices amongst the Election Commissions of South Asia

The Election Commission of Bhutan held  a two-day Consultation Meeting on Determinants of Voter’s Choice and Ways to Facilitate Women’s Participation in Elective Offices amongst the Election Commissions of South Asia  from 14th -15th of October at Paro. The meeting was attended by representatives from the Election Management Bodies of

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A three member delegation of the Bhutanese Election Commission (ECB) led by the Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan, Dasho KunzangWangdi, returned from a visit to India. The delegation held discussion with Election Commission of India (ECI) to foster mutual cooperation and relations between the two Electoral Management Bodies (EMBs) on

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At the invitation of the Chief Election Commissioner of India His Excellency Shri V. S. Sampath, the Election Commissioner of Bhutan Dasho Kunzang Wangdi will lead a delegation on a four day visit to New Delhi, India on 4th of June 2014.   During the visit the Bhutanese delegation would felicitate the

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CEC visits Indonesia

Hon’ble Chief Election Commissioner Dasho Kunzang Wangdi, accompanied by a senior officer of ECB, left for Indonesia on 20th of April 2014. The center for Political Studies of Indonesian Institute of Science in collaboration with the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) invited Dasho as a Guest Speaker for knowledge Sharing on Electoral Inclusiveness in the

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Orientation Programme

  The Election Commission of Bhutan is pleased to inform the general public that five young officers joined the Commission on 4th of March 2014 on being selected through an ECB Officer Level Selection Examination conducted for more than 1000 applicants to fill up the vacancies. The five Election Commission Probationers are currently undergoing five

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ECB Meets DEOs and TEOs

Since today’s youth and students are the future voters and candidates to elective offices under the Drugi Tsathrim Chhenmo, it is essential that they are not only fully knowledgeable but their interest to play an active and positive role in the democratic system is fostered in a positive way. The

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Salang Tendrel

Her Majesty Gyaltshun Jetsun Pema graced the salang tendrel for the ECB head office building, the Democracy House in Kawang Jangsa on 22 nd January 2014 as the Chief Guest. The prayer ceremony was presided over by His Holiness Gyalse Trulku Rinpoche. Having been delayed since 2011, the Democracy House will be constructed at

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A-WEB

The Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan attended the Inaugural Assembly of the Association of World Election Bodies (A-WEB) with its headquarters in Songdo, Incheon, South Korea on 14th of October 2013. It was attended by more than 300 delegates from Election Management Bodies of 105 countries and more than 50

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V-VOICE & NeBDeB for ECB

The Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan at the invitation of the Director DeSuung delivered a Talk titled Bhutan’s Tryst with Electoral Democracy to the 7th Batch of De-Suung at Military Training Center, Tencholing, Wangdue on 17th of April 2013. In his address the CEC highlighted four important topics in the

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