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EC urges new decree for poll re-run

Somchai eyes April election dates

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The Election Commission (EC) resolved on Tuesday the election in the 28 constituencies with no candidates can happen on April 20 or 27 if the government agrees to issue another royal decree for it. 

People who were blocked from exercising their right to vote on Feb 2 set up a bogus polling unit in Phaya Thai district. The Election Commission could hold poll re-runs on April 20 or 27. (Photo by Pornprom Sarttarbhaya)

In another move, the EC decided yesterday to hold an election on April 20 for the advance election that did not occur in 83 constituencies on Jan 26. It said elections could also be held on April 27 at the 10,284 polling stations where voting was abandoned on Feb 2.

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