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“Unpredictable, messy” is how the March-24 election is seen by academics

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“Unpredictable, messy” is how the March-24 election is seen by academics | Samui Times

The March-24 is anything but predictable. That’s the general consensus among some of Thailand’s leading academics and political experts just less than a week away from the first general election for the country in almost eight years.

“Unpredictable, messy” is how the March-24 election is seen by academics | News by Samui Times

They agree that the electoral system – in which a vote cast will be used to determine both winners in the constituency election and those in the party list candidates as well as who the next prime minister will be – is one key factor that defies analyses of the poll results.

The entry of some new political parties, notably the Future Forward which is attracting large following among first-time voters, has also added an element of unpredictability.

Full story: https://www.thaipbsworld.com/unpredictable-messy-is-how-the-march-24-election-is-seen-by-academics/

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