Tibet Sun Newsroom
MCLEOD GANJ, India, 4 December 2015
The Election Commission of the Central Tibetan Administration announced the results of the preliminary round of Tibetan Elections. The polling was held on 18 October to nominate candidates for Sikyong (Prime Minister) and 45 Chitues (Members of Parliament). A total of 47,105 Tibetans voted at 85 locations around the world. The final voting will be held on 20 March 2016.
Tibetans in India, Nepal, and Bhutan choose 10 members each from their respective province: Amdo, Kham, and U-Tsang. The monks and nuns elect two representatives each from their respective religious school: Bon, Gelug, Kagyu, Nyingma, and Sakya. Residents of Australasia (excluding India, Nepal, and Bhutan) elect one, and of Europe and North America elect two representatives each.
Click here for the complete voting results for nominations for Sikyong, and the top results for chitues.