English | Dzongkha Monday, July 23, 2018

5 of 12 NC incumbent members reelected

As Bhutan held its Third National Council election yesterday, only five of the 12 incumbent members who re-contested managed to win.

SJ’s Jigme Wangchuk wins for third time by big margin

The people of Samdrup Jongkhar have yet again chosen incumbent Jigme Wangchuk to represent them in the National Council. This is his third consecutive win and makes him the longest serving member in the House of Review.

Bhutanese electorates to go to polls for NC election tomorrow

Bhutan is all set to go to polls for the third National Council (NC) election tomorrow. Some 5600 officials are deployed at 866 polling stations across the country.

Over 42,000 postal voters vote at facilitation booths

A total of 42,518 voters have cast their votes at Postal Ballot Facilitation Booths set up for the 2018 National Council election.

High Court rejects case seeking injunction order to hold Thimphu NC election

The High Court has dismissed the case filed by Sonam Penjor against the Election Commission of Bhutan’s (ECB) decision on document attestation of Tshokey Dorji, a National Council aspirant from Thimphu.

Gasa NC candidates use phones to reach Lunana voters as bad weather prevents face-to-face meeting

Adverse weather derailed several attempts to fly Gasa’s aspiring National Council candidates to Lunana for the Common Forums scheduled in Tshozhong and Lhedi villages.

Postal voters find postal ballot facilitation booths convenient

With opening of postal ballot facilitation booths across the country today, registered postal voters have started voting for the National Council (NC) elections.

ECB sets up 5 more postal facilitation booths in four districts

With increasing number of electorates preferring to exercise their franchise through postal ballot facilitation booths, the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) has set up five more such booths in Thimphu, Sarpang, Samdrup Jongkhar and Trongsa for the upcoming National Council election.

432,030 eligible voters register for upcoming NC elections

Four hundred thirty two thousand thirty (4,32,030) eligible voters have registered to vote in the 3rd National Council elections next month. This is as per the final electoral roll released by the Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) last week.

Farm road facilitates rural electorates to attend NC common forum

Farm road connectivity in three of the five chiwogs in Lauri Gewog, Samdrup Jongkhar has helped villagers to attend common forum of the dzongkhag’s National Council (NC) candidates.

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