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 results of the bye-elections to the post of Gewog Tshogde Tshogpas and Thromde Tshogde Tshogpa with Polls held on 17th August 2022.
The details of the candidates who have been successfully elected as Tshogpas are as follows:
The overall voter turnout and registered voter information are as follows:
I. Total Registered Voters = 575 (310 Male & 265 Female)
II. Total Number of Votes Cast = 184 (107 Male & 77 Female)
i. EVM Votes = 151
ii. Postal Votes = 33
III. Voter Turnout = 32%
Details of the final results are as follows
It is also hereby being notified that as per Section 580 of the Election Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2008, the member elected to fill the casual vacancy 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 elections starts from today and would end at 5 p.m. of 31st August, 2022.
Issued on the Twenty Second Day of the Sixth Month of the Water Male TigerYear, corresponding to 18th August, 2022.