Thai voters cast their votes at a polling station in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: EPA-EFE

Thai election commission orders recount of votes, new elections at eight polling stations

  • Votes at two polling stations in the north-eastern province of Khon Kaen will be recounted
  • Six polling stations will have new elections due to the number of voters not matching the number of ballots in the March 24 vote
Topic |   Thai elections

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Thai voters cast their votes at a polling station in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: EPA-EFE
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A Thai police officer records results during vote counting in the general election at a polling station in Chiang Mai province on March 24, 2019. Photo: EPA

‘Computer error’ blamed for incorrect vote totals, says Thai Election Commission

  • Tabulation software had trouble handling data entered simultaneously at different places and sometimes displayed the wrong numbers, the commission said
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A Thai police officer records results during vote counting in the general election at a polling station in Chiang Mai province on March 24, 2019. Photo: EPA
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