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Declaration of the Results of the Bye-Elections for Post of Gewog Tshogde Tshogpa in Pema Gatshel and Trongsa Dzongkhags

The Election Commission of Bhutan is pleased to hereby declare, as required under Section 457 of the Election Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2008, the Election Results of the Bye-Election for the Post of Gewog Tshogde Tshogpa in Pema Gatshel and Trongsa Dzongkhags with Polls held on 30th of September 2013.

 

The names of Candidates who have been successfully elected are as follows:

Sl. No

Name

Gewog

Post

Demkhong

Votes Secured

1.     Pema Gatshel Dzongkhag

1

Karma Wangdi Khar Gewog Tshogpa Bongmaan

16

2

Sherab Shumar Gewog Tshogpa Chongmashing_Dagor

60

2.     Trongsa Dzongkhag

3

Tshagay Chewa Nubi Gewog Tshogpa Baagochen _Boolingpang_Ueling

62

 

The overall Voter Turnout and Registered Voter information is as follows:

  1. 1.     Bongmaan Demkhong
    1. Total Registered Voters                 = 135
    2. Total Number of Votes Cast           = 19

(i)    EVM                                           = 19

(ii) Postal Ballot                                 = 0

  1. Voter Turnout (%)                       = 13.8
  2. 2.     Chongmashing_Dagor Demkhong
    1. Total Registered Voters                = 250
    2. Total Number of Votes Cast                  = 68

(iii)           EVM                                       = 68

(iv)           Postal Ballot                            = 0

  1. Voter Turnout (%)                       = 27.2

 

  1. 3.     Boolingpang_Ueling Demkhong
    1. Total Registered Voters               = 277
    2. Total Number of Votes Cast                  = 65

(v) EVM                                           = 65

(vi)           Postal Ballot                            = 0

  1. c.      Voter Turnout (%)                      = 23.5

 

The details of the Final Results are available on the Election Commission’s website: http://www.election-bhutan.org.bt/2013/ByeElectionTshogpa

 

It is also being notified that as per Section 580 of the Election Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2008, a member elected to fill a casual vacancy shall only serve for the remainder of his/her predecessor’s term of office.

The general public is also advised that the Election Petition period starts from today, the 1st of October 2013 and shall end at 5 P.M on 15th of October 2013.

 

Issued on the Twenty Seventh Day of the Eight Month of the Water Female Snake Year corresponding to 1st of October 2013.

By Order,                                                                        

 

 

 

(Kunzang Wangdi)

Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan

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