Tuesday, February 20 2018

2016 Tibetan Elections

Final Election Information: 

Candidate Profile & Names: Sikyong and North American Chithue Election

Primary Election Results:


Source: TibetReview.net
Photo: tibetreview.net

Important Dates to Keep in Mind:

Registration Deadline:  February 20, 2016 (Sat)
Main Election:  Sunday, March 20, 2016

Check List On Voting Day:

√    Registered to Vote
√    Have the Green Book (Chatrel Book) with you
√    Make sure your Green Book is up-to-date

Important Information:

  • 2015/2016 Tibetan Election FAQs [PDF]
  • Volunteer Chithue Candidate Application Form
  • Where are the polling places?

    Where are the polling places?

    Polling Places in North America:
    (Updated October 18, 2015)

    – Alberta
    2339 16A St SE
    Calgary T2G 3S8

    – Amherst
    Emily Dickinson Hall, Room #5
    Hampshire College
    Amherst, MA 01002

    – Boston
    Kurukulla Center
    68 Magoun Avenue
    Medford , MA. 02155

    – British Columbia
    7508 Cascade Street
    Burnaby,BC. V3N4W1

    – Charlottesville
    Unity of Charlottesville
    2825 Hydroelectric Road
    Charlottesville, Virginia

    – Chicago
    Tibetan Alliance of Chicago
    2422 Dempster
    IL 60202

    – Colorado
    Naropa Nalanda Campus
    6287 Arapahoe Ave.
    Boulder, CO 80301

    – Connecticut
    456 Laurel Hill ave
    Norwich CT 06360

    – Capitol Area Tibetan Association

    The Office of Tibet (Time: 10am to 3pm)
    1228 17th Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20036

    Tyson Pimmit Library (Time: 10am to 4pm)
    7584 Leesburg Pike
    Falls Church, VA 22043

    – Madison
    Deer Park Buddhist Center
    4548 Schneider Dr
    Oregon, WI 53575

    – Minnesota
    Tibetan American Foundation of MN
    1096 Raymond Ave
    St Paul, MN 55108

    – Philadelphia
    Kalmyk Brotherhood Society
    129 E, Courtland St
    Philadelphia, PA 19120

    – Seattle
    Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Senior Center
    18560 1st Ave NE
    Seattle WA 98155

    – Southern California

    Gaden Shartse Thupten Dargye Ling
    3500 E. Fourth Street
    Long Beach, CA 90814

    Chokhor-Gepeling Tibetan Buddhist Center
    3536 McLaughlin Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90066

    – Toronto
    Canadian Tibetan Association of Ontario
    40 Titan Road
    Toronto, ON M8Z 2J8

    – Utah
    Utah Tibetan Community Center
    135 West, 2950 South
    Salt Lake City, Utah- 84115

    – New York & New Jersey
    Phuntsok Deshi Community Hall
    3201 57th Street
    Woodside Ave, 11377

    – Portland
    NWTCA Bodhkhang
    4401 NE 122nd Avenue
    Portland, OR 97230

    – Ithaca
    Namgyal monastery
    N. Aurora St.
    Ithaca, NY 14850

    – Indiana
    1211 W Acacia Ct
    Bloomington, IN 47404

    – Idaho
    2002 Mortimer Court
    Boise, ID 83712

    – Atlanta
    1781 Dresden Dr NE
    Atlanta, GA 30319

    – Montreal
    Eglise Saint Robert
    701 Rue Duhamel
    Longueuil, QC J4L4M2

    – Ohio
    13 Medalist Way
    Xenia, Ohio 45385

  • What information do I need to fill on the ballot during the primary election?

    What information do I need to fill on the ballot during the primary election?

    You must have the following information at the time of voting during primary election for both Chithue and Sikyong candidates:
    1. Full name of your candidate
    2. Their native origin (Phayul)
    3. Their present residence
    4. Their present or former occupation
    མིང་། ལུང་ཚན། སྡོད་གནས། ལས་འགན།
    Name Place of Birth Current Residence Current Occupation