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. Ash Bir Rai of MelongGang_Thuloong-Gang Chiwog of Dophuchen (Dorokha) under Samtse Dzongkhag has been successfully elected as the Gewog Tshogde Tshogpa of Melong-Gang_Thuloong-Gang Chiwog at the poll held on 29th September, 2022.
The overall voter turnout and registered voter information are as follows:
- Total Registered Voters: = 296 (148 Male &148 Female)
- Total Number of Votes Cast: = 137 (77 Male &60 Female)
i. EVM Votes: = 104
ii. Postal Votes: = 33
- Voter Turnout: = 46.28 %
Further details of the final results are available on the Election Commission’s web page: www.ecb.bt. It is also hereby being notified that as per Section 580 of the Election Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2008, the member elected to fill the casual vacancy shall only serve for the remainder term of the 3 rd Local Government.
The general public and all stakeholders may note that the Election Petition Period of 10 working days for this Bye-Election starts from today and would end at 5 p.m. of 13th October, 2022
Issued on the 5th Day of the 8th Month of the Water Male Tiger Year, corresponding to30th September, 2022