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ANALYSIS: Pheu Thai says it lags by 170,000 votes in race for governor

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  • Writer: Aekarach Sattaburuth & Manop Thip-osod
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The opposition Democrat Party expects a close contest in the March 3 election for Bangkok governor and has mobilised MPs to help its candidate. 

Although 25 candidates have registered to compete for the top seat at City Hall, the contest is widely seen as a two-horse race between former governor MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra of the Democrat Party and Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen of the Pheu Thai Party.

Pheu Thai views itself as an underdog and is calling up all available resources against the Democrats.

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