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DNT blooms in Dagana

By noon most voters of the total 611 registered in Tashithang polling station complete casting vote

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s (DNT) decision to wrap up its campaign in Dagana made a difference to the party yesterday at the primaries. It bagged 9,199 votes in the two constituencies, 1,517 votes more than People’s Democratic Party’s 7,682 votes, according to the provisional results. DNT secured the highest votes in …

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PDP bows out with grace

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) won 79,883 of the 291,098 votes cast in 47 constituencies across the country yesterday. This is roughly 27 percent of the total votes cast. But it lost its chance to either form a government or to stand as an opposition in the Parliament. Although the party …

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PDP leads in Haa

Haa remained faithful to People’s Democratic Party (PDP) at the primaries yesterday. PDP won the highest number of votes at the party president’s dzongkhag. It bagged 2,875 votes followed by Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) securing 1,276 votes. Haa has 7,818 registered voters excluding postal voters. Of the total 3,645 registered …

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DPT wins Trashiyangste

All set: Women voters in Yangtse wait for their turn

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) sailed through the primaries in Trashiyangste yesterday winning a total of 5,443 votes in the two constituencies. In both the constituencies, DPT won in EVM and postal votes. In Bomdeling_ Jamkhar constituency, DPT won 1,425 EVM votes and 1,276 postal votes. Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) won …

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DPT sweeps Samdrupjongkhar

Polling officials allow elderly voters to cast their votes first at Dewathang PS polling station in Samdrupjongkhar

Those at the dzongkhag counting centre witnessing the opening of the postal ballots yesterday afternoon got some hint of what was to come. Most of the ballots were for one party – Druk Phuensum Tshogpa. Samdrupjongkhar like the other eastern dzongkhags chose to support Druk Phuensum Tshogpa yet again. As …

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More than 6,600 postal ballots in Samdrupjongkhar

The border gate at Samdrupjongkhar will remain sealed until 6pm today

More than 6,600 postal ballots have reached the office of the two returning officers in Samdrupjongkhar. Jomotsangkha-Martshala constituency’s returning officer has completed opening the envelope A, but those for Dewathang-Gomdar constituency began yesterday and will continue today. The opening of envelope B that contain the ballots will be opened from …

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Thimphu ready for NA primary round poll day

Election officials set up the polling station at Jigme Losel Primary School in Thimphu yesterday

As the students leave the school, polling officials and the security personnel at Jigme Losel Primary School in Thimphu begin readying the polling station. Some of the polling stations in Thimphu located in schools had to wait until the schools closed for the day so that there was minimal disturbance …

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