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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