Record breaking! Bangkok has highest turnout in voter history

The 2023 General Election witnessed the highest voter turnout in Bangkok’s historical past. According to the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), over 74% of eligible voters solid their ballots in the election yesterday.
Representatives from the BMA introduced the unofficial election end result from 6,360 polling stations in Bangkok within the early hours of this morning. Out of the 4,479,one hundred fifty five eligible voters, three,339,664 exercised their proper to vote, which accounted for seventy four.28% of the total voters. Among the entire ballots forged, 1,191,989 were legitimate, whereas forty eight,694 ballots have been invalid, and ninety eight,981 voters rejected all candidates.
Furthermore, the BMA also revealed an unofficial high 10 party-list Member of Parliament (MP) in Bangkok. The prime 10 included Move Forward Party (MFP), Ruam Thai Sang Chart, Pheu Thai, Democrat or Prachatiphat, Thai Sang Thai, Chart Pattana Kla, Thai Liveral or Seree Ruam Thai, Bhumjaithai, Palang Pracharath, and Thai Pakdee.
According to the unofficial outcome reported by ThaiRath, the highest five party-list MPs for the complete country were MFP (13,479,745 votes), Pheu Thai (10,315,469 votes), Ruam Thai Sang Chart (4,476,464 votes), Bhumjaithai (1,079,766 votes), and Democrat (872,795 votes).
MFP’s reputation and policies led the party to win unofficially in almost each district of Bangkok aside from the 20th constituency, Lat Krabang, where the Pheu Thai Party’s Theerarat “Aim” Samrejwanit beat MFP’s Chumpon Lakkham by just 4 votes.
Many voters in Lat Krabang, who monitored the vote count on the polling station, expressed curiosity in regards to the victory and urged the authorities to recount the votes. However, the recounting course of is into consideration by the Election Commission of Thailand (EC). So, the candidate must submit the request and evidence to the EC for additional course of.
According to Exclusive , the MFP additionally received the districts the place 80% of voters had been soldiers. The party in second place in these districts was the Pheu Thai Party.
The polling stations closed at 5pm yesterday, and the counting course of began immediately. Unofficial results from every station had been announced progressively throughout the evening. The EC had deliberate to launch the unofficial results by way of a press launch at eight.30pm yesterday, however it was later cancelled claiming that some polling stations have been affected by heavy rain..

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