DNT secured highest votes from Thimphu
Out of four political parties contesting in primary round for the 3rd Parliamentary election for national assembly last Saturday, Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) secured the highest votes from Thimphu.
Thimphu Dzongkhag has 14,406 registered voters with 6,748 males and 7,658 females. The South Thimphu constituency has 7,802 voters and North Thimphu with 6,694.
PDP secured 1,333 votes out of 4,218 votes then Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa (DNT) secured the second highest from North Thimphu.
However, DNT secured the highest votes from the South Thimphu constituency with 2,816 votes out of 5, 592 votes cast, Druk Phuensum Tshogpa (DPT) secured the second highest with 1,173, then PDP with 1,133 votes.
Meanwhile, Thimphu had 27 polling stations had 14,406 eligible voters. The polling stations include Loselling Middle Secondary School, Jigme Losel Primary School and Zilukha Middle Secondary School among others.
Jigme Losel Primary School polling station has 1792 registered voters including 787 female registered voters and had 13 officials including security personnel.
A voter, 34 years old from Thim Throm said that he voted for the right party who would be able to serve Tsa-Wa-Sum and bring development for the country.
Another voters, 40 years old man from the same locality said that though he used to get call from his friends and the party supporter asking him to votes for the party which they are supporting. However, he said that he didn't do as the casting of votes is our secrete rights. “I voted which I felt that party would bring the changes to the nation.”
Meanwhile, official from polling station of Jigme Losel Primary School said that the polling had to use two rooms with separate electronic voting machine at the polling has the highest numbers of registered voters.
Thimphu Dzongkhag has 14,406 registered voters with 6,748 males and 7,658 females