English | Dzongkha Tuesday, November 20, 2018

NA 2018 general election sees a record voter turnout of 71.46%

The General Election of the Third Parliamentary National Assembly Election held yesterday saw a record total voter turnout of 71.46 per cent. This is an increase of over five per cent from 66 per cent voter turnout in the 2013 General Election.

Bhutan votes for change, gives DNT a 30-seat win

The people of Bhutan have handed the Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT), a party headed by surgeon Lotay Tshering, the mandate to form the next government with a 30-seat win in yesterday’s general election.

DPT to form one of the strongest opposition in the history of Bhutan’s young democracy

The Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), the first party to form the government when democracy was introduced in Bhutan in 2008, has been given the mandate to serve as the opposition for a second term.

A big win for women, Bhutan elects 7 of 10 women candidates

It was a big win for the women of Bhutan as the country elected seven of the 10 women candidates who contested in the General Election of the Third Parliamentary National Assembly Election yesterday.

Nation goes to the polls to elect new government

Bhutan went to polls today to decide the country’s third democratically elected government. The two parties- Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa and Druk Phuensum Tshogpa contesting the general election would get to form the new government.  

ECB warns DNT’s Dewathang _Gomdar candidate and CSO employee in separate election cases

The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) warned Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s candidate of Dewathang _Gomdar Constituency and two respondents in Samdrup Jongkhar for third-party campaigning yesterday. 

Bhutan goes to the polls tomorrow to elect new government

The nation will tomorrow decide which of the two parties- DNT and DPT- contesting the elections would get to form the country’s third democratically elected government.

ECB says all set for the NA General Election 2018

The nation will go to the polls on Thursday to cast their votes in National Assembly General Elections 2018. Out of 438,663 registered voters, 304,659 people are expected to exercise their franchise on the poll day.

Almost 85,000 voters exercised their adult franchise at PBFBs, mobile booths

From October 10-12, 84,829 voters exercised their adult franchise through Postal Ballot Facilitation Booths (PBFBs) and mobile booth facility for the general round of the National Assembly (NA) elections.

ECB issues public reprimand to DPT’s Dramedtse_Ngatshang candidate

The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) has publicly reprimanded Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT)’s Dramedtse_Ngatshang candidate, Ugyen Wangdi.

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