KRABI - The Election Commission (EC) has scrapped a plan to use specially trained boy and girl scouts to help staff on polling day in southern provinces amid safety reasons.
A voter takes a rest after checking her name on the voters' list for advance polls in Klong San district office on Friday. (Photo by Wisit Thamngern)
EC secretary-general Puchong Nutrawong said the agency had concluded that there could be violence on the voting day in the provinces where candidacy registrations were cancelled after anti-government protesters blocked registration venues.
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