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Don Muang byelection a test of popularity

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The underdog Democrat Party is counting on sympathy, its reputation for consistency, and controversy over government policy to end its political jinx in Don Muang. 

Election commissioner Prapun Naigowit, centre, makes a final check on preparations for the Don Muang byelection on Sunday. (Photo by Apichit Jinakul)

The byelection on Sunday in the northern suburb of Bangkok pits former TV personality Tankhun Jitt-itsara of the opposition against ex-actor Yuranunt Pamornmontri of the governing Pheu Thai Party.

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