Next Local Government elections in June
The Election Commission will be holding the elections to the Phase -2 of the Local Governments sometime in June : and the Phase -3 in July and finally the Phase -4 sometime in November 2016 . The 4 phases of the Second Local Government Election are differing dates of completing terns in offices.
All the Local Government Elections in all the 20 Dzongkags will be conducted in Phase -2 except for the elections in 5 Gewogs of Chummig in Bumthang , Phuentshogling under Chukha Dzongkhag , Goenshari in Punakha , Sang – Nga – Chholing in Samtse and Mendrelgang in Tsirang will be conducted in Phase 3 and 5 Gewogs of Bjabchhog and Doongna in Chhukha and Samkhar, Bartsham and Uzorong Gewogs in Trashigang in Phase -4.
The potential interested candidate has been advised to prepare the necessary papers required for the nomination purpose and take the Functional Literacy Test to be held in April 2016 in all the 20 Dzongkhags as well as indentify and motivate potential candidates to prepare for contesting the elections.
Thanking the voters who has come forward to cast their votes the Election Commissioner of Bhutan said that the entire team of dedicated election officials, security personnel and polling officials who had worked tirelessly with commitment and enthusiasm is to be appreciated.