February 3, 2016
   Posted in News Flash
By Staff Writer
Election Commissioner Mr Sonam Choephel Shosur flanked by the two Additional Election Commissioners Mr Tenzin Choephel and at the press conference, 3 February 2016.

Election Commissioner Mr Sonam Choephel Shosur flanked by the two Additional Election Commissioners Mr Tenzin Choephel (right) and Ven Geshe Tenpa Tashi (left) at the press conference, 3 February 2016.

DHARAMSHALA: The Election Commission of the Central Tibetan Administration today announced the list of final candidates for the election of 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile and Sikyong 2016 at a press conference today. The final election is scheduled on 20 March 2016.

“As per Article 67 (4) of the electoral rules and regulation, we have shortlisted two candidates for the final election of Sikyong 2016,” announced Mr Sonam Choephel Shosur, the Chief Election Commissioner of the Central Tibetan Administration.

“Similarly, as per article 49(3)(a) of the electoral rules and regulation, which states that – the election commission should shortlist twice the stipulated seats for each constituency, in addition to the voluntary candidates for the election of Tibetan Parliament – we have shortlisted twenty candidates plus one volunteer candidate for Utsang, twenty candidates each for Dotoe and Domey constituencies and four candidates each for the four schools of Tibetan Buddhism and Bon Religion ” he declared.

“For the constituencies of Europe, North America, and Australasia (excluding India, Nepal and Bhutan) we have shortlisted the stipulated four candidates each, in addition to two volunteer candidates for North America and one volunteer candidate for Australasia,” he added.

Final Candidates for Sikyong Election 2016

S.No Name Native Present Residence
1 Lobsang Sangay Lithang, Kham Dharamshala
2 Penpa Tsering Nangra, Domey Dharamshala

 

Click here for the detail list of final candidates for three traditional Provinces of Tibet.

Click here for the list of candidates for Europe, North America, Australasia and four schools of Tibetan Buddhism & Bon Religion.

EC declares the final list of candidates for Sikyong and 16th Tibetan Parliament, 3 February 2016.

EC declares the final list of candidates for the election of Sikyong and 16th Tibetan Parliament, 3 February 2016.

 

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