The Election Commission of Bhutan would like to remind the general public that Friday, the 31st of May 2013 is the Poll Day for the Primary Round of Elections 2013, in all the 47 Demkhongs of the twenty Dzongkhags.
The above-mentioned Poll Day is a Public Holiday and the Election Commission hereby reminds all offices and businesses to remain closed on that day and all employers are required by law to grant required number of days as election leave for any voter wishing to go to vote in person.
The Hours of Polling shall be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Voters are reminded to carry their Voter Photo Identity Card (VPIC) and Citizenship Identity Card (CID) while coming to cast their vote in the Polling Station.
All registered voters are urged to come out to vote to ensure that you have your say in the election of the Party of your choice in the National Assembly with the important mandate of the Executive as well as a Legislative House under the Constitution of Kingdom of Bhutan.
Since the Primary Round is taking place in the peak paddy transplantation and other agricultural activities, all farmers are requested to make prior arrangements to schedule the activities so as to able to exercise their precious Franchise on 31st of May 2013.
Issued on the 18th Day of the 4th Month of the Water Female Snake Year corresponding to 27th of May 2013.
Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan