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‘Nominees’ targeted in Senate race

analysis: With politics in such a delicate state, Sunday’s poll is more important than ever

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The caretaker government and its opponents are expected to use all tactics possible to prevent poll candidates who are “nominees” of their opposing camps from winning in the Senate election this Sunday. 

The Senate plays a crucial role during this important transitional period as the House of Representatives is not yet in place and the caretaker government is facing many legal lawsuits.

The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) will wrap up its investigation into the rice-pledging scheme. If the NACC decides to indict caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for dereliction of duty in the case, it will forward the matter to the Senate for it to launch impeachment proceedings against her.

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