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EC seeks ruling on South poll re-runs

Charter court asked to settle row with govt

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  • Writer: Mongkol Bangprapa and Aekarach Sattaburuth
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The Election Commission is expected to submit to the Constitution Court a petition asking it to rule who has the authority to announce poll reruns in 28 constituencies in the South. 

EC secretary-general Puchong Nutrawong said the EC has reviewed the petition and agreed to forward it for judicial review. The commissioners are expected to sign the petition this morning before submitting it to the Constitution Court in the afternoon.

Mr Puchong said the court is asked to rule on three points, but he declined to discuss the details.

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