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Declaration of the Results of Bye-Election

The Election Commission of Bhutan, as required under Section 457 of the Election Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2008, is pleased to hereby declare the result of the Bye-Election for the post of Gup in Dekiling Gewog under Sarpang Dzongkhag with Polls held on 9th of September 2015.


The details of the Candidate who has been successfully elected for the said post is as follows:


  1. Sarpang
Name Chiwog CID Demkhong Photo
Padam Singh Mongar Dekiling 2130300256 Dekiling padam

The Voter Turnout and Registered Voter information are as follows:

  1. Dekiling Demkhong

    a. Total Registered Voters = 3,695

    b. Total Number of Votes Cast = 1,130

    (i) EVM = 1,130

    (ii) Postal Ballot = 0

    c. Voter Turnout (%) = 30.6

The details of the Final Results are available on the Election Commission’s website: http:/www.election-bhutan.org.bt/?page_id=2261



It is also hereby being notified that a member elected to fill a casual vacancy shall only serve for the remainder of his/her 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 today, 10th of September 2015 and shall end at 5 P.M. on 29th of September 2015.



Issued on the Twenty Seventh Day of the Seventh Month of the Wood Female Sheep Year corresponding to 10th of September 2015.

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