The Election Commission of Bhutan under Section 457 of the Election Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2008, hereby notifies the general public that Tshering of People’s Democratic Party has been elected as the Representative from North Thimphu Thromde_Kawang_Lingzhi_Naro_Soe National Assembly Demkhong of Thimphu Dzongkhag at the Polls held on 4th of November 2016.
The Overall Voter Turnout was 42.6 % with a total of 2,692 Voters, out of the total of 6,312 (Male-2,933, Female-3,379) Registered Voters casting their votes. Of the total votes cast, 2,676 votes were cast in person on the Electronic Voting Machines in the 14 polling stations and 16 votes through Postal Ballots.
The two Candidates who contested in the Bye-Election are reminded to file the Returns of Election Expenses to the Thimphu Dzongkhag Electoral Office or to the Public Election Fund Division in the Election Commission Head Office within thirty days of the declaration of the Results in the Public Election Fund Form No. 7D i.e. not later than 4PM of 4th of December 2016.
The general public and all stakeholders may note that the Election Petition Period of Ten working days for this Bye-Election starts from today and would end at 4.00 p.m. of 21st of November 2016.
Issued on the 6th Day of the 9th Month of the Fire Male Monkey Year corresponding to 5th of November 2016.
Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan