The Election Commission of Bhutan is pleased to hereby declare, as required under Section 457 of the Election Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2008, the Election Results of the Bye Elections and Post Vacant elections to the Local Government.
The Elections were conducted in four Dzongkhags for the position of Gup, Mangmi and Gewog Tshogde Tshogpas.
The names of candidates who have been successfully elected are as follows;
|1||Lhuentse||Maedtsho||Gortshom_Tsangthrom-Maed||Chedrup Sonam Lhundup||Gup|
|2||Wangdue Phodrang||Kazhi||Chegidp||Gyem Thinley||Mangmi|
|4||Pema Gatshel||Chhimmong||Pangthang-Redingla||Jigme Wangchuk||Tshogpa|
The overall voter turnout and registered voter information are as follows:
1.Total Registered Voters: = 3607 (1701 Male & 1906 Female)
2.Total Number of Votes Cast: = 1321
i. EVM Votes: = 1214
ii. Postal Votes: = 107
3.Voter Turnout: = 36.62%
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 members elected shall only serve for the remainder term of the 3rd Local Government.
The general public and all stakeholders may note that the Election Petition Period of 10 working days for this Bye-Elections and Post Vacant elections starts from today and would end at 5 p.m. of 8th March, 2023.
Issued on the 28th Day of the 12th Month of the Water Male Tiger Year, corresponding to 18th February, 2023.
Officiating Chief Election Commissioner
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