Poll: Thaksin most favourite of 111
- Published: 20/05/2012 at 10:40 AM
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Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawara is the most favoured of all 111 former Thai Rak Thai executives due to end their five-year political ban on May 30, according to Suan Dusit Poll.
The poll was conducted between May 12-19 on 2,592 people throughout the country.
Asked who among the so-called House No.111 members they like the most, 86.74 per cent went for Thaksin, followed by 79.95 per cent for Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan, 73.68 per cent for Pavena Hongsakula, 68.97 per cent for Chaturon Chaisaeng, 59.05 per cent for Suwat Liptapanlop, 57.22 per cent for Sonthaya Khunploem, 44.02 per cent for Somkid Jatusripitak, 42 per cent for Newin Chidchob, 36.05 per cent for Surakiart Sathirathai, and 31.74 per cent for Pongthep Thepkanchana.
Asked what they thought the country's politics would be like after the ban ends, 47.48 per cent thought it would be the same as before, 31.89 per cent thought it would improve, and 20.63 per cent believed it would be worse.
To the question of whether the ruling Pheu Thai Party would be stronger with their help, a majority of 62.38 per cent believed so while 37.62 per cent thought they might divide the party.
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