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NA Elections 2018

17 ballots rejected in Chukha

Officials open envelope A

The office of the Returning Officer (RO) in Chukha received 1106 conventional postal ballots and 3827 facilitation ballots yesterday. Phuentsholing constituency has 10,737 voters of which 5,401 are female and 5336 male voters while Bongo_Chapcha constituency has 7,036 male and 7,284 female voters with total of 14,320 registered voters. While …

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Trashigang sees 31 more postal voters

Election officials at the returning officer’s office in Trashigang open envelope A of the postal ballot yesterday

The two political parties would be anticipating a higher postal ballot support in the general elections in Trashigang. Of the total 47,614 registered voters in the dzongkhag, the highest in the country, 19,298 would be voting using the postal ballot facility (conventional and facilitation booths). This is an increase of …

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Bhutan returns to the poll

With 5,307 election officials deployed to the 865 polling stations, the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) is ready to conduct the general elections, according to the state of readiness report from the commission. Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) would contest the election.

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Bumthang set for a dispute free election

Bumthang dzongkhag is on a mission, an important one. As the dzongkhag stand ready for the poll day, its mission is to accomplish a dispute free election and generate the highest voter turnout. To do so, the dzongkhag has requested 22 families from Chhumig, who were gearing to migrate to …

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Phangkhar residents unlikely to be influenced


Although some villagers in Phangkhar gewog of lower Kheng claimed they have received calls from unknown people, asking them to vote for the party of their choice, it would not influence their votes tomorrow. The people claim they received the calls after the primary elections. They did not, however, reveal …

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Trashigang all set for the poll day

Some 371 officials were deployed across the 75 polling stations in Trashigang

With the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) checked and sealed and polling officials and security personnel briefed and deployed, the dzongkhag with the highest number of registered voters in the country (47,614), is set for the poll day tomorrow. Following the two-day refresher’s course, Trashigang dzongkhag has deployed 371 polling officials …

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Tsirang receives 5,654 postal ballots

At least 437 officials have been deployed to its 44 polling stations

Of the 5,654 postal ballots Tsirang received as of yesterday evening, three ballots were rejected. The returning officer of Sergithang-Tsirangtoed constituency received 2,177 facilitation booth ballots and 530 conventional postal ballots and Kilkhorthang-Mendrelgang returning officer received 2,425 ballots from facilitation booth and 522 conventional ballots. Officials declared that two rejected …

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Sarpang all set for the general election

Polling officials sort out Envelope A at Pelrithang gewog, Gelephu constituency yesterday

With 220 polling officials deployed to the 45 polling stations in the dzongkhag, Sarpang is all set for the poll day tomorrow. Shompangkha constituency has 21 polling stations and Gelephu constituency has 24. The returning officer of Gelephu, Tshering Wangchuk, said that the polling officials reached their designated polling booths …

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Gasa ready for the poll day

The dzongkhag election office will collect postal ballots until 5pm today

Polling officials of Rakashong polling station (PS) in Lunana were the last batch of polling officials to reach the PS in Gasa yesterday. The officials reached the PS after a two-day walk. The PS caters to the voters of Raminang chiwog, residing with their herds in Rakashong at this time …

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