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party name
candidate name
SDF
Dorjee Tshering Lepcha

SDF

Dorjee Tshering Lepcha

WON

  • Constituency No : 21
  • Region : East
Constituency Data
Reservation for Bhutia-Lepcha
Number of Voters 10,080
Number of Male Voters
Number of Female Voters
Results 2014 2009
 
Winner SDF SDF
 
Turnout % 85.51% 85.78%
 
Margin of Victory 1,916 2,400
 
Margin of Victory % 22.23% 34.49%
 
  • Voting Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
  • Counting Date: May 23, 2019

21. Gnathang-Machong 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 10,080 voters of which are male and are female and voters of the third gender.

In the 2019 Sikkim Assembly elections, Gnathang-Machong, recorded a voter turnout of 80.1%. The voter turnout in the 2014 Assembly elections was 85.51% and in 2009, 85.78% of Gnathang-Machong's voters came out to elect their Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA).

In the 2014 Sikkim state Assembly elections, Dorjee Tsh Lepcha of SDF won in this seat defeating SKM's candidate by a margin of 1,916 votes which was 22.23% of the total votes polled. Dorjee Tsh Lepcha polled a total of 8,619 (58.59%) votes.

SDF's L M Lepcha won this seat in the 2009 Sikkim Assembly elections beating the BJP candidate by a margin of 2400 (34.49%) votes. L M Lepcha polled 6,959 which was 58.59% of the total votes polled.

Gnathang-Machong 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: नाथांग-माचोंग (Hindi), গাথাং মাচং (Bangla), நாதங் மசோங் (Tamil), and గ్నాతంగ్-మాచోంగ్ (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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Gnathang-Machong Election Results 

PARTY
VOTES POLLED
VOTES%
CANDIDATE NAME
SDF
5,017
58.21 %
Dorjee Tsh Lepcha
SKM
3,101
35.98 %
Sonam Dorjee
IND
325
3.77 %
Pempa Tshering Bhutia
INC
107
1.24 %
Dorjee Ongden Bhutia
NOTA
69
0.8 %
None Of The Above
PARTY
VOTES POLLED
VOTES%
CANDIDATE NAME
SDF
4,077
58.59 %
L M Lepcha
SHRP
1,677
24.1 %
Chhopel Dzongpo Bhutia
INC
994
14.28 %
Nima Wangchuk Bhutia
SGPP
90
1.29 %
Phurba Tsh Sherpa
IND
63
0.91 %
Chewang Dorjee Bhutia
NCP
58
0.83 %
Namgay Tsh Bhutia
 

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