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No Winners in Thailand Elections?

Written by Mong Palatino On 8 February 2014 @ 16:59 pm | No Comments

In East Asia, Elections, English, Politics, Quick Reads, Thailand

Chris Baker analyzed election statistics in Thailand and concluded [1] that there are no clear winners in the elections:

My overall impression is that nobody won. If full data are every released, Pheu Thai (ruling party) will probably have won a majority of the seats. But the party cannot have won enough votes in absolute numbers to bolster the government’s sagging legitimacy.

The election was boycotted [2] by the opposition as anti-government protests continue to gather thousands in the streets of Bangkok, the country's capital.


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[1] concluded: http://asiapacific.anu.edu.au/newmandala/2014/02/07/thai-election-by-the-numbers/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=thai-election-by-the-numbers&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

[2] boycotted: http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/02/02/millions-disenfranchised-in-thailand-elections/

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