Thailand’s provincial elections set for December 20 World

Thailand’s provincial elections set for December 20

After a six-year wait, Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) has officially set December 20 for the elections of chairmen and members of provincial administration organisations (PAO) in 76 provinces nationwide outside Bangkok.
26 parties secure seats at Thailand’s lower house World

26 parties secure seats at Thailand’s lower house

Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) announced on May 8 the list of 149 member of parliaments (MPs), with 26 political parties entering the House of Representatives of the National Assembly following the March 24 general election.
Thailand’s re-election no later than April 28 World

Thailand’s re-election no later than April 28

The Election Commission (EC) of Thailand said that the election re-runs should be organised no later than April 28, ensuring that they do not clash with the King’s coronation rite from May 4-6.
Pheu Thai Party leads Thai election in terms of MP seats World

Pheu Thai Party leads Thai election in terms of MP seats

With 94 percent of the votes counted, Pheu Thai Party of exiled former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra won the most MP seats at 135 while the Palang Pracharath of current Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha came second with 98 seats, the Bangkok Post and the Nation reported on March 24.
Thailand: 1.5 million register for early voting World

Thailand: 1.5 million register for early voting

More than 1.5 million people have registered for advance voting ahead of the March 24 general election in Thailand while 85,000 people officially signed up as overseas voters, Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) Secretary General Jarungvith Phumma said.
Thailand: Online advanced voting system fully operational ASEAN

Thailand: Online advanced voting system fully operational

Thailand's Department of Provincial Administration (DOPA) has explained that issues with the online advanced voting system were due to miscommunications between the systems domestic and international parts, that have since been rectified.