The Election Commission of Bhutan, under Section 457 of the Election Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2008, hereby notifies the general public that Mr. Dorji Gyeltshen has been successfully elected as the Gewog Tshogde Tshogpa for Wangkha Chiwog with the polls held on 1st of January 2018.
The overall Voter Turnout was 18.9 % with 37 Voters, out of the total 196 Registered Voters. Of the total votes cast, 37 votes were cast in person on the Electronic Voting Machine in the polling station in the chiwog and nil through Postal Ballot.
It is also hereby being notified that the member elected to fill this casual vacancy shall only serve for the remainder of the predecessor’s term of office as per the Section 580 of the Election Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2008.
The general public is hereby informed that the Election Petition Period starts from 2nd of January 2019 and shall end at 4 P.M. on 17th of January 2019.
Issued on the Twenty Seventh Day of the Eleven Month of the Earth Male Dog Year corresponding to 2nd of January 2019.
Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan