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In Bangkok’s first governor election in eight years, independent candidate Chatchat won the vote by a landslide and broke the record for the highest number of votes ever in a Bangkok gubernatorial election, much to the dismay of the incumbent military government. Of the 4.3 million people eligible to vote, a total of 2.6 million people voted yesterday. Over 50% of all voters voted for 55-year-old Chadchart, who won a total of 1.38 million votes. Runners up were miles behind, with Suchatvee Suwansawat from the Democratic Party coming in second place with around 254,000. The former Governor Police General Aswin […]

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That isn't what unanimous means.


- of an opinion, decision, or vote - held or carried by everyone involved.

He'd have needed to get all 2.6 million votes.

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 He probably did get them all , but old habits die hard and the electoral office just tried to even it up a bit to save face for the runner ups.😆

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I’m sure people are working hard to find some law that disqualifies him or find a story or event to discredit him. Being a former transport minister must mean he’s got something to answer for? Whatever it is, the filthy dealings will be at work.  

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