Despite heavy downpour in Pemagatshel huge numbers of voters turned up to vote for the primary round and this contributed to a great conquest for the Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT).
The DPT won all of three constituencies under Pemagatshel dzongkhag and with vast differences in votes pushing the party way forward to the victory lane.
DPT secured 3,139 from Khar–Yurung constituency of which 2, 022 were from the Electoral Voting Machine (EVM) and 1,117 through postal ballots. The total registered voter in Khar-Yurung is 8,575.
The former Prime Minister’s constituency saw voters standing in a long queue to cast their votes, many voters were inspired by the pledges made by the DPT during their campaigns.
DPT secured 3,046 from Nanong- Shumar constituency of which 2,188 were received via the EVM and 858 through postal ballots. Nanong – Shumar constituency has 8247 registered voters.
The voter turnout in Nganglam was also very impressive and the DPT secured 2,819 votes of which 2,241 were through the EVM and 578 through postal ballots.
Druk Phuensum Tshogpa secured 33 seats of 47 and will very likely be contesting for the general rounds, following the first ever primary poll yesterday.