Thai activists protest against the Election Commission in Bangkok. Photo: Reuters

Thai election officials say 66 victorious candidates face disqualification

  • If any of the 66 candidates who won the most votes in their districts are disqualified, it would directly affect the final election results
Topic |   Thailand

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Thai activists protest against the Election Commission in Bangkok. Photo: Reuters
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Leaders of seven parties opposed to military rule announce a “democratic front” in Bangkok on March 27. Photo: Reuters

Thailand election: can seven-party ‘democratic front’ block path to power for junta proxies and Prayuth Chan-ocha?

  • Seven parties led by Pheu Thai, the party projected to have won the most seats, say the pro-junta camp should stand aside
  • The parties do not yet know the exact number of seats they have won as the final result can only be confirmed after the king’s coronation in May
Topic |   Thai elections

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Leaders of seven parties opposed to military rule announce a “democratic front” in Bangkok on March 27. Photo: Reuters
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