Guirdolim gets a new Panchayat member

Janety Georgina Cardoso e Silveira was elected as the new member of Guirdolim Village Panchayat representing ward No. 3. The bye elections were necessitated following the resignation of Flavia da Costa who was elected from this ward at the general elections to the panchayat held in 2017.
Janety who was backed by local MLA Clafacio Dias polled 101 votes while her nearest rival Sunita Gonsalves polled 92 votes. The other candidates in the fray were Ana Piedade D’Costa who polled 52 votes and Rosen Frenzila D’Costa who got 28 votes while two votes were rejected.
In all 275 of the registered 425 voters in the ward voted giving a voter turnout of 64.71 per cent.