As required under Section 457 of the Election Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2008, the Election Commission of Bhutan is pleased to hereby declare the results of the Bye-Elections for the post of Gup in Monggar Gewog of Monggar Dzongkhag and Gewog Tshogde Tshogpas in Toedkor Chiwog of Gasa Dzongkhag, Tandingang Chiwog of Bumthang Dzongkhag and Gooyoom_La-Nangzor Chiwog of Pema Gatshel Dzongkhag with Polls held on 6th of April 2015.
The details of the Candidates who have been successfully elected for the said posts are as follows:
4. Pema Gatshel
The Voter Turnout and Registered Voter information are as follows:
1. Total Registered Voters = 3906
2. Total Number of Votes Cast = 977
(i) EVM = 960
(ii) Postal Ballot = 17
3. Voter Turnout (%) = 25.01
The details of the Final Results are available on the Election Commission’s website: http:/www.election-bhutan.org.bt/?page_id=2261
It is also being notified that a member elected to fill a casual vacancy shall only serve for the remainder of his/her predecessor’s term of office as per the Section 580 of the Election Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2008.
The general public are advised that the Election Petition Period starts from today, 6th of April 2015 and shall end at 5 P.M. on 20th of April 2015.
Issued on the Seventeenth Day of the Second Month of the Wood Female Sheep Year corresponding to 6th of April 2015.