Record breaking! Bangkok has highest turnout in voter history

The 2023 General Election witnessed the best voter turnout in Bangkok’s history. 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 outcome from 6,360 polling stations in Bangkok within the early hours of this morning. Out of the four,479,a hundred and fifty five eligible voters, three,339,664 exercised their right to vote, which accounted for seventy four.28% of the total voters. Among the entire ballots solid, 1,191,989 had been legitimate, whereas 48,694 ballots have been invalid, and 98,981 voters rejected all candidates.
Furthermore, the BMA additionally revealed an unofficial top 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 top five party-list MPs for the entire 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 recognition and policies led the get together to win unofficially in almost every district of Bangkok apart from the 20th constituency, Lat Krabang, the place 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 depend at the polling station, expressed curiosity about the victory and urged the authorities to recount the votes. However, the recounting process is under consideration by the Election Commission of Thailand (EC). So, the candidate must submit the request and evidence to the EC for further process.
According to Matichon, the MFP also gained the districts the place 80% of voters were soldiers. Smooth sailing in second place in these districts was the Pheu Thai Party.
The polling stations closed at 5pm yesterday, and the counting course of began instantly. Unofficial results from each station had been announced progressively throughout the evening. The EC had deliberate to release the unofficial results by way of a press release at eight.30pm yesterday, however it was later cancelled claiming that some polling stations have been affected by heavy rain..

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