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 Tsagay has been successfully elected as the Gewog Tshogde Tshogpa for Jangwakha_Sewala Chiwog with the polls held on 21st of June 2018.
The overall Voter Turnout was 40.92 % with 151 Voters, out of the total 369 Registered Voters, turning out to cast their votes. Of the total votes cast, 139 votes were cast in person on the Electronic Voting Machine in the polling station in the chiwog and 12 votes through Postal Ballot.
It is also hereby being notified that a member elected to fill a 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 22nd of June 2018 and shall end at 5 P.M. on 5th of July 2018.
Issued on the Ninth Day of the Fifth Month of the Earth Male Dog Year corresponding to 22nd of June 2018.
Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan