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female voters in wangdue Wangdue  - Large number of female voters turn up with their children to cast their postal ballots at Bajo Higher Secondary School, one of the three facilitation booths in Wangdue today.

Voters at postal ballot facilitation booths – Day 1

female voters in wangdue

Wangdue  – Large number of female voters turn up with their children to cast their postal ballots at Bajo Higher Secondary School, one of the three facilitation booths in Wangdue today.

A returning officer holds a baby while the mother goes into the voting compartment

A returning officer holds a baby while the mother goes into the voting compartment to cast her vote in Wangdue.

at Samdrupjongkhar facilitation booth

Sandrupjongkhar – Voters turn up in large numbers at Samdrupjongkhar facilitation booth. The dzongkhag has opened four facilitation booths and three extended booths at Menjiwoong CS, Orong and Gomdar gewogs.

at the facilitation booth in Zhemgang

Zhemgang – Female voters turn up in good number to vote at the facilitation booth in Zhemgang today. Election officials say the huge turn out of women voters is attributed to the husbands applying for postal ballot facilities.

at Shaba Higher Secondary School

Paro – Voters queue to case their postal ballots at Shaba Higher Secondary School, one of the four postal facilitation booths. There are 789 registered voters for the facilitation booth here. Most voters today are the wives of armed force personnel.

facilitation booth at Gasa primary school

Gasa – Three hours after the postal ballot facilitation booth at Gasa primary school was open, more than 80 of the 400 registered PB voters have cast their ballots.

facilitation booth at Gasa primary school

Chukha – Voters queue to cast their votes at Phuentsholing Middle Secondary School (PMSS) facilitation booth. Due to large number of voters, election officials have designated PMSS for female voters and arranged another booth for male voters.

facilitation booth at Gasa primary school

Thimphu – Thimphu residents turn up in good numbers to cast their postal ballots at the facilitation booth set up at the Changlingmithang archery range. 

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