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 Election Results of vacant Demkhongs of the Local Government Elections.
The Elections were conducted in the 18 Gewog Tshogde Tshogpa Demkhongs of the 10 Dzongkhags & 2 Thromde Tshogpa Demkhong of Motithang under Thimphu Thromde and Tashiling under Gelegphu Thromde.
The names of the candidates who have been successfully elected as Tshogpas are as follows:
|7||Pema Gatshel||Chhoekhorling||Yargyewoong||Jampel Zangpo|
|8||Pema Gatshel||Dechhenling||Bidoongri_Yangmalashing||Kinzang Chedup|
|9||Pema Gatshel||Dungmaed||Woongborang||Ugyen Dorji|
|10||Pema Gatshel||Khar||Khengzor_Labar||Ugyen Namgay|
|11||Samdrup Jongkhar||Orong||Nabar_Philooma||Cheten Tshering|
|12||Sarpang||Gelegphu Thromde||Trashiling||Passang Dorji|
|14||Thimphu||Kawang||Chhangdagang_ Chhoekhortse_ Phajoding||Tenzin Yeshey|
|17||Thimphu||Thimphu Thromde||Motithang||Pema Yangzom|
|19||Wangdue Phodrang||Bjenag||Garzhikha_Omchheygang||Kinley Gyeltshen|
|20||Wangdue Phodrang||Ruebisa||Bjagphu||Phub Wangchuk|
The overall registered voter and voter turnout information are as follows:
- Total Registered Voters = 6703
- Male = 3295
- Female = 3408
- Total Number of Votes Cast = 2289 (1024 Male & 1265 Female)
- EVM = 2047
- Postal Ballot = 242
- Voter Turnout = 34.15%
Further, the details of results can be viewed on the Election Commission’s web page: https://results.ecb.bt/public/lgvacant2022
The following Tshogpa Demkhongs will remain vacant as no aspiring candidates came forward to file their nomination to the concerned returning officer.
|Samdrup Jongkhar||Samrang||Damsagang Teod|
|Samdrup Jongkhar||Dzongkhag Thromde||Samdrup Jongkhar Bar|
It is being notified that as per Section 580 of the Election Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan, 2008, the members elected shall only serve for the remainder term of the 3rd Local Government.
The general public is also advised that the Election Petition period starts from today and ends on 20th of May 2022.
Issued on the 5th Day of the 3rd Month of the Water Male Tiger Year corresponding to 6th of May 2022.