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Declaration of the Results of Bye-Election

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 results of the Bye-Elections for the post of Gewog Tshogde Tshogpa in Pema Gatshel  and Zhemgang Dzongkhag with Polls held on 6th of November 2014.

 

The names of the Candidates who have been successfully elected as the Gewog Tshogde Tshogpa are as follows:

 

Pema Gatshel

Name

Gewog

CID

Demkhong

Karma Rinchen  Dechhenling 11101002020  Namdagling

 

 

Zhemgang  

Name

Gewog

CID

Demkhong

Yeshi Dorji Bardo 12001003322  Langdhorbi

 

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

 

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, 6th of November 2014 and shall end at 4 P.M. on 16th of November 2014.

 

Issued on the Fifteenth Day of the Ninth Month of the Wood Male Horse Year corresponding to 6th of November 2014.

 

By Order,

 

(Kunzang Wangdi)

Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan

 

Click here to view notifications in detail: Dzongkha & English

 

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