The National Council election sees less voters

Election Bhutan 2013The National Council election in April saw an overall turnout of less than half the registered voters in the country. In the Dzongkhags, voter participation varied from 33 to 73 percent, the highest turnout being in Gasa.

52.5 percent of those who cast their votes were women while 47.5 percent were men. And of the 16 former council members who had resigned, forgoing their benefits, to re-contest, only 6 were re-elected.

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