National Council Election:2018
  • [The Royal Decree calling the National Council Elections and setting the process in motion – 15th of February 2018 (Thursday)]    [ECB Notification on the National Council Election Schedule- 16th of February 2018 (Friday)]   [Commencement of the Gewog Dhamngoi Zomdu Process in the Gewogs/Dzongkhag Thromdes to select Nominees – 24th of February 2018 (Saturday)]   [Last date for filing nomination – 19th of March 2018 (Monday)]   [Scrutiny of Nominations of Candidates – 20th of March 2018 (Tuesday)]    [Application for Election Campaign Fund by Candidates –  20th of March 2018 (Tuesday)]   [Commencement of the Election Campaign –  20th of March 2018 (Tuesday)]   [Freezing of the Electoral Roll – 21st of March 2018 (Wednesday)] [Release of the Election Campaign Fund, Last date for withdrawal of Candidature, Last date for receipt of Application for changes related to details from registered Postal Voters by Returning Officer, Returning Officer to initiate sending Postal Ballot to Registered Postal Voters- 36 22nd of March 2018 (Thursday)]   [Operation of Facilitation/ Mobile Booths – 12th, 13th & 14th of April 2018 (Thursday, Friday, Saturday)   End of Election Campaign- 9 a.m. 18th of April 2018 (Wednesday)]  [Last day for receiving Postal Ballots – 19th of April 2018 (Thursday)]   [National Council Poll Day and Counting of Results – 20th of April 2018 (Friday)]    [Declaration of Results & Submission of the Results to His Majesty the Druk Gyalpo,Start of Election Petition Period – 21st of April 2018 (Saturday)]   [Issuance of the Certificate of Election – 24th of April 2018 (Tuesday)]    [End of Election Petition Period – 8th of May 2018 (Tuesday)] 
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Notifications

Third Parliamentary Elections 2018: National Council

The Election Commission of Bhutan, in obedience to the Royal Decree issued on the 15 th of February 2018 calling elections to the National Council of the Parliament of Bhutan and in pursuance of Section 191 of the Election Act of the Kingdom of Bhutan 2008, hereby notifies the general public, the Election Schedule of the Third Parliamentary Elections 2018: National Council and the details concerning Demkhongs, Nomination of Candidates,Electoral Rolls, Polling Stations, Election Officials, Polling Management, Security and oth...

News and Events

The 8th annual meeting of FEMBoSA

Three Officials from the Election Commission of Bhutan led by Election Commissioner Dasho Ugyen Chewang attended the 8th annual meeting of the Forum of Election Management Bodies of South As...

Refresher Course on Geospatial Techniques

Ten Officials from the Election Commission of Bhutan attended a ten-day “Refresher Course on Geospatial Techniques” from 12th to 22nd June, 2017 conducted at Sherubtse College, Royal Univers...

2017 Executive Board Meeting and General Assembly

Election Commissioner Ugyen Chewang and the Head of AFD Thinley Jamtsho is attending the 2017 Executive Board Meeting and General Assembly of the Association of Asian Election Authorities (A...

Achievement and Strengths of Democracy

A one day International Seminar on "Achievement and Strengths of Democracy" was organized by Bhutan Democracy Dialogue (BDD) at Hotel Taj, Thimphu, yesterday. The seminar was had presenta...

LEP Retreat Programme

After the successful conduction of the Second Local Government Elections 2016, to further enhanced and improved the electoral process accordingly, the Election Commission of Bhutan conducted...

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Declaration Of Result Of Shortlisted Candidates For The Post Of ERO

Shortlisted Candidates For officer in place of the resigned employee

Dzongkhag Activities

Pema Gatshel Dzongkhag Election Office conducts ToT workshop to GAOs and other stakeholders to form the Team 2018 for Voter Education.

Sarpang Dzongkhag Election Office conducts awareness on Postal Ballot Facilities to Sarpang LSS.

Wangdue Phodrang Dzongkhag Election Office educating the trainees of TTI, Samthang on values of Democracy and Electoral processes for the Mission 2018: Successful Third Parliamentary Election.

Paro Dzongkhag Election Office conducts ToT workshop to GAOs and other stakeholders to form the Team 2018 for Voter Education.

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