Sonam Yangdon

DNT and PDP in Punakha

Lingmukha-Toedwang constituency under Punakha saw a high voter turnout of 5,123 voters out of the total of 6,934 registered voters. Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s (DNT) spokesperson, Tandin Dorji, won after securing a total of 1,985 votes (1,381 EVM + 604), followed by Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s (DPT) Sonam Wangyel who secured a …

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DNT &DPT dominate Paro

Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s (DNT) candidate, Namgay Tshering from Dogar-Shabha secured the highest support with 2,528 votes (2,009 EVM + 519 PB), followed by People’s Democratic Party’s (PDP) Gem Tshering with 2,389 votes (1,991 EVM + 398 PB), Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s (DPT) Chencho Dorji secured 1,009 votes (820 EVM + 189 …

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Wangdue for DNT & PDP

Nyishog- Saephu constituency under Wangdiphodrang saw a total voter turnout at 7, 706 out of the total 10,166 voters registered for the primary round election. Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s (DNT) candidate, Wangchuk Namgyel, secured the highest votes with 3,033 votes (2,163 EVM + 870 PB) followed by PDP’s Kuenga with 2,530 …

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Thimphu’s trust in DNT and PDP

In South Thimphu DNT president Lotey Tshering secured the highest number of support with a total of 2,816 votes (PB505+EVM 2311), DPT’s Kinley Tshering with 1173 (PB 207+ EVM 966), PDP secured 1133 votes (PB 216 + EVM 917) and BKP secured 470 votes (PB 114+ EVM 356). “The kind …

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Lone eastern win for DNT

Gangzur-Minjey constituency in Lhuntse saw a total of 5,447 voter turnout of the total 8,395 voters registered for the primary round. Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa’s (DNT) candidate, Kinga Penjor, won after securing the highest votes at 2,134 votes (1,091 PB + 1,043 EVM), followed by Druk Phuensum Tshogpa’s (DPT) candidate, Tshering …

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Facilitation booth voting opens for 97,873 voters

With about 97,873 Bhutanese electorates registered as postal voters through facilitation booths, the voting for the primary round election through the service has started yesterday and will be operational till Sunday, 9th September 2018. A voter, Leki Wangmo in her early twenties from Zhemgang said that it is her first …

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A vigorous Presidential Debate

Druk Phuensum Tshogpa for equity and justice Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT), said the country’s economic situation will drastically improve if the on-going hydro projects can be completed within a three-year time period. The party pledged to promote a vibrant and sustainable tourism, to explore the untapped potential of the industry …

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Parties come up with ambitious pledges for rural development

People’s Democratic Party PDP’s ideology places great importance on Wangtse Chhirpel to empower every citizen in the country. The party believes that decentralization of power enhances the democratization process by empowering people to self-determine their own development needs and priorities, leading to equitable and balanced socio-economic development, and ultimately uplifting …

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All parties pledge to ensure the vibrant growth of media

The People’s Democratic Party has also pledged to strengthen media after considering media to be an important democratic institution. “We shall come up with favorable policies to enable media houses to effectively fulfill their responsibilities.” PDP has also pledged to institute a Media Development Fund to facilitate access to financial …

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The numbers of the 2018 polls

Election code of conduct for the political parties, candidates and supporters The Election Commission of Bhutan (ECB) issued the acceptance of the Letter of Intent to the four political parties to contest the National Assembly Elections 2018 based on the general fulfillment of the criteria set by the ECB. The …

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