27. Gangtok is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in East region of Sikkim and falls in East Sikkim district. Sikkim is located in North East India. Seat is reserved for Bhutia-Lepcha.
This constituency has 10,073 voters of which are male and are female and voters of the third gender.
In the 2019 Sikkim Assembly elections, Gangtok, recorded a voter turnout of 62.39%. The voter turnout in the 2014 Assembly elections was 68.17% and in 2009, 70.38% of Gangtok's voters came out to elect their Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA).
In the 2014 Sikkim state Assembly elections, Pintso Chopel of SKM won in this seat defeating SDF's candidate by a margin of 1,891 votes which was 27.54% of the total votes polled. Pintso Chopel polled a total of 6,867 (61.18%) votes.
SDF's Dorjee Namgyal Bhutia won this seat in the 2009 Sikkim Assembly elections beating the BSP candidate by a margin of 1578 (27.53%) votes. Dorjee Namgyal Bhutia polled 5,731 which was 61.18% of the total votes polled.
Gangtok went to the polls in Phase 1 of the 2019 Sikkim Assembly polls on Thursday, April 11, 2019. The election results for the seat are scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019.
Constituency name in other Indian languages: गंगटोक (Hindi), গ্যাংটক (Bangla), கங்டோக் (Tamil), and గ్యాంగ్టక్ (Telugu).
State name in other Indian languages: सिक्किम (Hindi), সিকিম (Bengali), सिक्कीम (Marathi), સિક્કિમ (Gujarati), சிக்கிம் (Tamil), సిక్కిమ్ (Telugu), ಸಿಕ್ಕಿಂ (Kannada), and സിക്കിം (Malayalam).
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