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Declaration of the Results of the Bye-Election in Nagya Gewog under Paro Dzongkhag

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, that Mr. Chundu Tshering of Rangzhin-Gang_Tshebji Chiwog, having secured 404 votes in the Bye-Election with Polls held on 30th of June 2014, is duly elected to the post of Mangmi of Nagya Gewog under Paro Dzongkhag.

 

The Voter Turnout and Registered Voter information is as follows:
1. Total Registered Voters = 2,416
2. Total Number of Votes Cast = 1,048
(i) EVM = 1046
(ii) Postal Ballot = 2
3. Voter Turnout (%) = 43.38%

 

The details of the Final Results are available on the Election Commission’s website: http://www.election-bhutan.org.bt/2014/ByeElectionMangmi

 

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 are advised that the Election Petition Period starts from today, 1st of July 2014 and shall end at 5 P.M. on 10th of July 2014.

 

Issued on the Third Day of the Fifth Month of the Wood Male Horse Year corresponding to 1st of July 2014.

 

By Order,

 

(Kunzang Wangdi)
Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan

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