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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra attended 76% of the overall parliamentary sessions but voted in only 4% of the motions, according to Thai Political Database's (TPD) report. 

The TPD, an alliance of lecturers from Thammasat and Chulalongkorn universities, in collaboration with Media Inside Out, on Thursday released a report on the performance of parliamentarians between Aug 1, 2012, to May 31, 2013. 

In that period there were 71 parliamentary sessions _ 63 of them lower house meetings and eight joint house sittings.

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