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The election committee of Bangkok has rejected the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship's (UDD) request to dispatch 10,000 volunteers to observe the March 3 Bangkok governor election inside polling units. 

The request was submitted to the Election Commission and the election committee of Bangkok on Wednesday.

Taweesak Tuchinda, chairman of the Bangkok election committee, said the law does not allow outsiders inside polling units.

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