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Fresh poll months off, says EC

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The Election Commission has signalled that a fresh election could be several months away after the Constitution Court voted 6-3 on Friday to nullify the Feb 2 poll results. 

Pro-government student activists shrouded the Democracy Monument in mourning black after the court decision, before anti-government protesters tore it down. The inscription says "20 million + 3 is less than six" - meaning 20 million who voted for the government plus three judges who voted to uphold the election were overturned by six Constitution Court judges. (Photo by Apichart Jinakul)

EC member Somchai Srisuttiyakorn said there are two possible options for staging a new general election and the commission will debate them after studying the court ruling.

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