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. Tshering Dorji of Pangkhar_Taphel Chiwog and Mr. Sangay of Serpang_Shalli Chiwog have been successfully elected as the Gewog Tshogde Tshogpa with the polls held on 13th of August 2018.
The overall Voter Turnout was 23.1 % with 331 Voters (Male:156, Female: 175), out of the total 1433 registered Voters (Male: 703, Female: 730), turning out to cast their votes. Of the total votes cast, 318 votes were cast in person on the Electronic Voting Machine in the polling station in the chiwog and 13 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 14th of August 2018 and shall end at 5 P.M. on 27th of August 2018.
Issued on the Third Day of the Seventh Month of the Earth Male Dog Year corresponding to 14th of August 2018.
Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan