Bhutanese Community Association of Akron, Inc.

News: General Election 2012

Home

News

     
  Official Results of 2012 General Election

Bhutanese Community Association of Akron, Inc.
Executive Committee: 2012 to 2014


Counting Votes

There were 890 eligible voters for this election.  Of those 711 were primary resettlement individuals and 179 were secondary migration people.  There were 367 valid votes cast and approximately 12 ballots were rejected because they were not marked properly.  That means that less than half (43%) of the eligible voters cast ballots in this election. 


A Happy President Bishnu Subba
The members of the 2012 General Election Committee were Dhruva Rai-Chair, Hari Adhikari, Laxmi Dhungana, Prosutom Dhungana, Durga Ghimirey, Harka Gurung, Sunar Mani Kumar, Bhim Subba, N. B. Subba, Sancha Raj Subba, and Naresh Subba.

General Election Committee volunteers included Purosotam Neopaney, Khadendra Subedi, Kabita Subba, Janga Thapa, Tara Dhungana, Champha Subba, Lachhi Subba, Mangali Subba, Som Subba, Ramesh Adhikari, Paras Bhattari, Dipa Mishra, Sarita Basnet, and Dukula Katel.

There were two outside observers, Mingmar T. Lama and Terry L. Kuhn, who watched the counting and signed the final tally papers. 

Those elected on July 28, 2012 are listed in the following table
in alphabetical order by last name:

President

Bishnu Subba 2431 Northland Street Apt 3
Cuyahoga Falls OH 44221
     
Secretary Prakash Biswa 582 Patterson Avenue
Akron OH 44310
     
Treasurer Tuk Rai 1350 North Howard Street Apt 202
Akron OH 44310
     
Trustee Ghanashyam Adhikari 46 West Street
Akron OH 44303
Trustee Pabitra Dhimal 818 Thayer Street
Akron OH 44310
Trustee Tika R. Dhimal 739 Elma Street
Akron OH 44310
Trustee Yam Katel 46 West Street Apt B4
Akron OH 44303
Trustee Sha B. Neopaney 892 Keeney Street
Akron OH 44310
Trustee Bhakta B. Subba 2431 Northland Street Apt 2
Cuyahoga Falls OH 44221
Trustee Lok B. Subba 590 Patterson Avenue
Akron OH 44310
Trustee Son B. Mager 556 Fouse Avenue
Akron OH 44310
     

The members of the 2012 General Election Committee were Dhruva Rai-Chair, Hari Adhikari, Sunar Mani Kumar, N. B. Subba, Harka Gurung, Durga Ghimirey, Sancha Raj Subba, and Naresh Subba.

General Election Committee volunteers included Purosotam Neopaney, Khadendra Subedi, Kabita Subba, Janga Thapa, Tara Dhungana, Champha Subba, Lachhi Subba, Mangali Subba, Som Subba, Ramesh Adhikari, Paras Bhattari, Dipa Mishra, Sarita Basnet, and Dukula Katel.

There were two outside observers, Mingmar T. Lama and Terry L. Kuhn, who watched the counting and signed the final tally papers. 

The new officers of the executive committee of BCAA will assume their responsibilities at an upcoming BCAA meeting.  That date will be posted soon on the GoogleGroups email list.

Congratulations to the newly elected officers!!!  We look forward to you carrying on the work started by the current Executive Committee in 2010.

Written by Terry Kuhn and Nilam Ghimirey.

 

 

 
  Voting Times and Date

Voting will take place simultaneously from 9 AM to 1 PM on July 28, 2012 at all voting centers

Voting Centers

Tallmadge North (north of Tallmadge Ave/International Institute)
     Venue: 707 Elmo Street, Akron OH 44310
          Coordinators:     Adhikari Hari, 664 Elma Street, 330-990-3311
                                   Sunar Mani Kumar, 1070 Murray Avenue, 330-459-1544

Tallmadge South (south of Tallmadge Ave/International Institute)
     Venue: At the basement of the International Institute, Akron OH 44310
          Coordinators:     Subba N.B., 586 Patterson Avenue, 330-535-4430
                                   Gurung Harka, 289 East Glenwood, 330-818-5406
                                   Ghimirey Durga, 747 Carnegie Avenue, 330-812-3501

Cuyahoga Falls
     Venue: 310 Broad Blvd., Cuyahoga Falls OH 44303
          Coordinator:      Subba Sancha Raj, 2431 Northland, Cuhahoga Falls, 330-319-0970

Early Voting

For the convenience of those voters who cannot make it on the electin day on July 28, a provision has been made so that they can vote early.  They can cast their vote the previous day on July 27 from 7 PM to 9 PM at the Coordinator(s) place in their election center.

Ballot Paper

A ballot paper will consist of a color photo of each candidate.  All candidates are hereby requested to please send a copy of their most recent passport size photo by July 24 midnight to Naresh Subba t the following address: naresh.subba1Wgmail.com  Or photos can be taken to Family Groceries on Tuesday July 24 during the store hours (10 AM to 7 PM) and meet with Naresh Subba to get your picture taken.

Volunteers Wanted

From 3 to 5 volunteers are required to each election center to help in conducting election smoothly and successfully.  This is an opportunity for those youths out there who are willing to contribute for the cause of the community and build their social skills and resume at the same time.  If you are interested, please contact your area coordinator.

Naresh Subba, Member (for Dhruva K. Rai, Chair)
General Election Committee 2012

 

 
         
 

Return to BCAA News Page