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party name
candidate name
SDF
Karma Sonam Lepcha

SDF

Karma Sonam Lepcha

WON

  • Constituency No : 5
  • Region : West
Constituency Data
Reservation for Bhutia-Lepcha
Number of Voters 12,515
Number of Male Voters
Number of Female Voters
Results 2014 2009
 
Winner SDF SDF
 
Turnout % 85.86% 86.96%
 
Margin of Victory 4,456 4,293
 
Margin of Victory % 41.47% 48.47%
 
  • Voting Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
  • Counting Date: May 23, 2019

5. Rinchenpong is an Assembly/Vidhan Sabha constituency in West region of Sikkim and falls in West Sikkim district. Sikkim is located in North East India. Seat is reserved for Bhutia-Lepcha.

This constituency has 12,515 voters of which are male and are female and voters of the third gender.

In the 2019 Sikkim Assembly elections, Rinchenpong, recorded a voter turnout of 84.02%. The voter turnout in the 2014 Assembly elections was 85.86% and in 2009, 86.96% of Rinchenpong's voters came out to elect their Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA).

In the 2014 Sikkim state Assembly elections, Karma Sonam Lepcha of SDF won in this seat defeating SKM's candidate by a margin of 4,456 votes which was 41.47% of the total votes polled. Karma Sonam Lepcha polled a total of 10,746 (72.69%) votes.

SDF's Dawa Norbu Takarpa won this seat in the 2009 Sikkim Assembly elections beating the SP candidate by a margin of 4293 (48.47%) votes. Dawa Norbu Takarpa polled 8,857 which was 72.69% of the total votes polled.

Rinchenpong 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: रिंचेनपोंग (Hindi), রিচেনপং (Bangla), ரின்சென்பாங் (Tamil), and రించెన్‌పొంగ్ (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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Rinchenpong Election Results 

PARTY
VOTES POLLED
VOTES%
CANDIDATE NAME
SDF
7,347
68.37 %
Karma Sonam Lepcha
SKM
2,891
26.9 %
Pema Kinzang Bhutia
BJP
186
1.73 %
Laten Tshering Sherpa
INC
132
1.23 %
Karsang Sherpa
NOTA
97
0.9 %
None Of The Above
TMC
93
0.87 %
Phur Tshering Lepcha
PARTY
VOTES POLLED
VOTES%
CANDIDATE NAME
SDF
6,438
72.69 %
Dawa Norbu Takarpa
INC
2,145
24.22 %
Pema Kinzang Bhutia
SGPP
160
1.81 %
Phurba Sherpa
SHRP
114
1.29 %
Karsang Sherpa
 

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