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EC endorses Sukhumbhand as governor

Re-elected city boss says he's ready to start work

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The Election Commission (EC) yesterday endorsed Democrat Party candidate Sukhumbhand Paribatra as Bangkok governor, more than three weeks after his election victory. 

MR Sukhumbhand could still be disqualified later if the EC finds compelling evidence to present to a court showing he committed electoral violations.

The commissioners voted 4:1 to endorse the March 3 city poll result in which MR Sukhumbhand came out on top, EC secretary-general Phuchong Nutrawong said yesterday.

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