Tashi Dhondup wins Domey by-election

DHARAMSALA, June 24: The Tibetan Election Commission today announced Tashi Dhondup as the winner of the final by-election for a single parliamentary seat from Domey constituency.

Tashi Dhondup, a resident of Nepal and a native of Golok Serta won the parliamentary seat by securing 586 (57.17%) of the total votes cast on June 9.

He is followed by Tsangyang Gyatso of Golok and resident of Dharamshala with 317 votes (30.93%) and Karma Gelek of Jakhyung and resident of Bhandara with 113 votes (11.02%).

Out of 3,986 registered Tibetans voters, only 1,025 voters from 38 different places in India and Nepal cast their ballots, putting the voter turnout at 25.72%.

The by-election was triggered by the resignation of Domey MP, Kirti Dolkar Lhamo.



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