In accordance with Section 457 of the Election Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2008, the Election Commission of Bhutan is pleased to hereby declare that Mr.Tshewang Duba, the single candidate contesting the Bye-Election was successfully elected in the Polls held on 31st of March 2014, for the Post of Gewog Tshogde Tshogpa in Phuyang_Yalang Chiwog of Yalang Gewog under Trashi Yangtse Dzongkhag.
The overall Voter Turnout and Registered Voter information is as follows:
a. Total Registered Voters : 605
b. Total Number of Votes Cast : 88
- (i) EVM : 88
- (ii) Postal Ballot : 0
c. Voter Turnout (%): 14.5%
Further, the details of the Final Results are available on the Election Commission’s website: http://www.election-bhutan.org.bt/2014/ByeElectionTshogpa
It is also being notified that as per Section 580 of the Election Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2008, Mr. Tshewang Duba shall serve for the remaining term of office.
The general public is also advised that the Election Petition period starts from today, the 1st of April 2014 and shall end at 5 P.M on 15th of April 2014.
Issued on the Second Day of the Second Month of the Wood Male Horse Year 2014 corresponding to 1st of April 2014.
Chief Election Commissioner of Bhutan