Voters began casting ballots Sunday morning at 6,548 polling stations in 50 districts of Bangkok to elect a new city governor.
Voting was peaceful with no incidents reported in the opening hours. Election campaigns in Thailand often are spirited, but actual voting, always held on Sunday, is generally peaceful.
Just in case, Ninnat Chalitanont, the city clerk, said earlier that closed-circuit television cameras (CCTVs) had been installed at all polling units to ensure a clean and fair election.
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