Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Fri 24, May 2019 10:45 PM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Dalai Lama congratulates Indian PM Modi after massive win
Free Tibetans Unjustly Imprisoned: HRW
Merging of Tibetan schools underway: DoE Secretary
No meeting was agreed upon between the Dalai Lama and Xi-Jinping in 2014: Dalai Lama's Office
India may have exercised legitimate concern in preventing Dalai Lama-Xi Jinping meet: Ex intelligence official
Video: Day two of His Holiness' interaction with Vietnamese group
CTA staff top the 2020 TSP final selection
Video: Day one of His Holiness' meeting with Vietnamese Group
No takers for 2019 Miss Tibet crown
US Ambassador to China visits Tibet after four years
 Latest Photo News
His Holiness the Dalai Lama is being escorted to the teaching site at Tsuglakhang temple, May 13, 2019. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
More than a thousand Tibetans, Uyghurs and supporters protest in Paris to denounce China's repression in Tibet. Xi Jinping will be on an official visit to France from Monday. Under a canopy of flags with snow lions, protesters marched from the Trocadero Human Rights Square to the Peace Wall at the other end of the Champ de Mars. 25 March 2019. Phayul photo/Norbu Wangyal
His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrives at Theckchen Choeling temple on the second day of his teachings, McLeod Ganj, Feb. 20, 2019 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
more photos »
Advertisement
Sangay sweeps Dharamshala with big margin in prelims
[Thursday, October 22, 2015 20:32]
By Tenzin Monlam

Local Election Commissioner and Settlement Officer Sonam Dorjee talks to reporters, Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
Local Election Commissioner and Settlement Officer Sonam Dorjee talks to reporters, Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
DHARAMSHALA, October 22: The Dharamshala Local Election Commission (LEC) on Thursday announced the final vote count of the preliminary elections for the Tibetan Prime Minister (Sikyong) with incumbent Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay winning with a big margin, followed by Penpa Tsering, Lukar Jam and Tashi Wangdu.

However, Sangay has lost to incumbent Speaker in the Ghangchen Kyishong polling station, the seat of his own administration where much of the CTA staff had cast their votes.

Sonam Dorjee, Settlement officer of Dharamshala, who also heads the LEC announced that Sangay leads the final count with 2648 votes, Penpa Tsering with 1816 votes, Lukar Jam with 271 and Tashi Wangdu with 143.

Explaining the ten 10 different polling stations in and around Dharamshala, the seat of the exile government and abode of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, he said, “The total number of voters registered from around the area is around 11,300. Of it, only 5117 people have voted during the recently concluded preliminary election.”

However, the Settlement Officer clarified that there were around 150 cases of invalid votes, which were due to mistakes and insufficient filling of the information in the voting form.

“There was a case of blank vote and many scrubbed and rewritten ballots, which were all considered invalid,” he added.

The counting committee consists of two members and one supervisor each from the four different Sects and four LEC members including the head of the LEC, which aggregates to 16 in total.

*The latest total updates are

Lobsang Sangay 22,063

Penpa Tsering 8,111

Tashi Wangdu 1,360

Lukar Jam 1,295

Tashi Topgyal 28

Gyari Dolma 23

Samdhong Rinpoche 9


*unofficial TibetSun Data



Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
the fact (garuda)
Your Comments

 Other Stories
Over 300 Tibetan houses, shops demolished at Kokonor lake
Sangay sweeps Dharamshala with big margin in prelims
Two Tibetans arrested for waving Tibetan flag at Xi’s cavalcade
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2019 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement