BATTLE FOR BANGKOK
The red-shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD) will send 10,000 volunteers to monitor all polling stations during the March 3 Bangkok governor election, says its chairwoman Tida Tawornseth.
Election laws state, however, that any unofficial election monitoring will have to be done outside of the polling stations.
Mrs Tida yesterday led a group of 30 volunteers to submit a letter to the Election Commission (EC), the Bangkok election panel and the city clerk, asking them to keep a close watch for poll cheats to ensure a fair and clean election.
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