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DPT wins Zhemgang

Two elderly voters in Zhemgang

While both the constituencies in Zhemgang voted for the two old parties, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), it was DPT that won the primaries here. Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) came third. Securing 2,358 votes in Bardo-Trong constituency and 2,559 votes in Panbang constituency, DPT won …

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Trashigang goes for DPT

Busy: DPT and DNT of Kanglung-Samkhar-Udzorong constituency congratulate each other without eye contact.

The people of Trashigang voted for Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) yesterday. DPT won in all the five constituencies in the dzongkhag. The party also secured the highest votes in both EVM and postal ballots in Bartsham-Shongphu, Radhi-Sakteng, and Wamrong. DPT secured the highest (1,653) EVM …

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Trongsa goes for change

Visually impaired Kinley Pem, 79, rests after casting her vote

Trongsa voted for change yesterday when it chose Druk Namrup Tshogpa  (DNT) with 2,449 votes. Of the total, DNT won 1,470 votes on the electronic voting machine (EVM) and 979 postal votes. The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) came second with 1,964 votes. PDP secured 1,372 EVM votes and 592 postal …

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Close race between DNT and PDP in Gasa

Laya decides again for Khatoed Laya consitituency in Gasa

In Gasa yesterday, it was a close contest between People’s Democratic Party and Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa. The dzongkhag has two constituencies – Khatoed-Laya and Khamed-Lunana. PDP won majority of the postal ballot votes from both the constituencies. Of the total 115 votes from Khatoed-Laya, PDP won 63 postal ballot votes, …

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DNT wins both constituencies of Sarpang

Gelephu constituency saw a close contest between DNT and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa

With a total of 30,183 registered voters, Sarpang is the fourth largest dzongkhag after Trashigang, Samtse and Mongar in terms of the voter population. The dzongkhag is important to political parties in the primaries. However, there was no contest as Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) won both the constituencies in Sarpang, …

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Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party bows out of the race

If the figures don’t change the party will be disqualified from receiving the state funding in the next round of the Parliamentary elections in 2023. As per the provisional results from the election commission, Bhutan Kuen-Nyam Party won only 28,473 or 9.78 percent of the total 291,098 votes cast yesterday. …

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PDP and DNT win in Chukha

First time voters, Chokey Wangmo, 18 and Chechey 21 at Soomtolakha Livestock Center polling station

Chukha’s Bongo-Chapcha and Phuentsholing constituencies saw PDP and DNT secure the highest number votes. Of Bongo-Chapcha’s 14,320 registered voters, 6,677 voted on EVM and 2,970 votes through postal ballot service. Seven votes were rejected. PDP secured 4,413 votes, followed by DNT with 3,139, and DPT with 1,273. BKP got 822 …

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No surprises in Pemagatshel

Waktsa, 85, walks home after casting his vote at Gashari PS in Norbugang gewog, Nganglam

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) maintained its strong hold in Pemagatshel by winning with a landslide in all three constituencies consistently yesterday. DPT won the maximum votes from both postal ballots and electronic voting machine (EVM) while Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) secured the second highest votes both in postal ballots and …

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Paro chooses DNT and DPT

Despite rain, people wait in queue to cast their votes at Woochu Lower Secondary School which is one of the 32 polling stations in Paro

As the nation went poll for the primary round yesterday, Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) were the winners in Paro. DNT secured the highest number of provisional votes – 2,528 from Dokar-Sharpa constituency. DPT secured 2,387 provisional votes from Lamgong-Wangchang constituency. These data includes both Electronic …

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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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