Bangkok gets 168 election candidates

A total of 168 candidates from 23 political parties will contest the Feb 2 general election in 33 constituencies of Bangkok for the Feb 2 general election, the Election Commission said on Wednesday, the last day for applications.

Of the 23 parties, only three fielded candidates in all 33 constituencies. They are Pheu Thai, Chart Pattana and Palang Sahakorn (Cooperatives Power).  

The Bhumjaithai Party fielded 11 candidates, followed by nine each from Chart Thai Pattana and Siang Prachachon.

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Discussion 1 : 02/01/2014 at 11:57 AM
Wait until the No votes are counted. You could be in for a surprise.
Discussion 2 : 01/01/2014 at 10:08 PM
I guess the Democrats have lost Bangkok 100%.

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