18 candidates put their names down on the first day of candidacy registration for the Bangkok governor election 2013 | Bangkok Post: news

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18 candidates register to run for Bangkok governor on first day

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BANGKOK - A total of 18 people entered their names to run in the March 3 election for the job of Bangkok governor when candidacy registration opened on Monday. 

Sixteen candidates registered at the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration before office hours so they could get in the queue early to draw a number for the order in which they will later draw a candidate number for the ballot paper.

Former Bangkok governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra, who will run for reelection under the opposition Democrat Party banner, drew number 16.

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