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This Sunday Bangkokians will decide who they will entrust with the responsibility of running the city for the next four years. In this election campaign more than any in recent memory, Bangkok voters appear to be having a hard time deciding who should get the job. 

City politics for years have been under the reign of the Democrat Party, but major poll results have indicated that this time around the party is facing the real possibility of losing their grip on City Hall.

Since the poll results started coming out, the Democrats have been in denial, insisting the polls were politically orchestrated to mislead the public. But as the election draws near, Thailand's oldest party has failed to counter the perception that its candidate is trailing.

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