TGTE election results for Switzerland announced

[TamilNet, Monday, 03 May 2010, 16:06 GMT]
Seven candidates have been elected in five constituencies and three elected uncontested in two constituencies in the polls for the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam Sunday. 12,243 voters participated in the elections in Switzerland. 19 candidates contested the elections.

Constituencies and elected candidates:
TGTE constituencies in Switzerland
Constituencies for TGTE elections in Switzerland

Constituency 1: Bern, Solothurn
Votes polled: 6,070
Suganya Puthirasigamani (1880)
Suntharalingam Virakathi (1846)
Suganya Puthirasigamani
Suganya Puthirasigamani
Suntharalingam Virakathi
Suntharalingam Virakathi

Constituency 2: Zurich, Schaffhausen, Thurgau
Votes polled: 3,615
Jeyam Selvarajah (1058)
Thayananth Alvaipillai (854)
Jeyam Selvarajah
Jeyam Selvarajah
Thayananth Alvaipillai
Thayananth Alvaipillai

Constituency 3: Basel, Aargau, Jura
Elected uncontested
Baskaralingam Mahalingam
Baskaralingam Mahalingam
Baskaralingam Mahalingam

Constituency 4: Luzern, Zug, Nidwalden, Uri, Obwalden, Schwyz
Votes polled: 1,159
Balan Sivapatham (515)
Balan Sivapatham
Balan Sivapatham

Constituency 5: Vaud,Valais, Genève, Fribourg, Neuchâtel (French part)
Elected uncontested
Rajinithevi Sinnathamby
Sukinthan Murugaiah
Rajinithevi Sinnathamby
Rajinithevi Sinnathamby
Sukinthan Murugaiah
Sukinthan Murugaiah

Constituency 6: Graubünden, Glarus, St.-Gallen (Romanish Part)
Votes polled: 1,179
Srisajeetha Sivarajah (1002)
Srisajeetha Sivarajah
Srisajeetha Sivarajah

Constituency 7: Tessin, Ticino (Italy Part)
Votes polled: 220
Mahenthirampillai Sellathurai (110)
Mahenthirampillai Sellathurai
Mahenthirampillai Sellathurai

In January this year, 16,441 participated in the Tamil referendum on independent and sovereign Tamil Eelam. The number of eligible voters in Switzerland is estimated to be around 25,000.



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