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City leaders in waiting must offer us more

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Does Bangkok deserve to be governed by one of the 24 people running around town putting on a daily show of how they love the city and are determined to turn it into the greenest, safest, most beautiful and dynamic place that never sleeps or suffers a dull moment? 

A recent poll by the National Institute of Development Administration (Nida) may give us some insights. Conducted last week when the Bangkok governor election was at its mid-way point, the survey found that as many as 40% of voters remained undecided on which candidate they will choose as their next governor.

Of the undecided voters, 83% said they were still considering the candidates' policy platforms while almost 9% said they were not particularly inspired with any of them.

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