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Provincial re-elections in 18 provinces set for Feb 7


Re-election will be held for chief executives and/or members of the Provincial Administrative Organisation (PAO) in 18 provinces on February 7, the Election Commission announced on Friday.

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The election of PAO chiefs and members were held nationwide on December 20 of last year.

The commission had cancelled the election of PAO members in 46 polling stations, the election of PAO chiefs in 15 polling stations, and the election of PAO chiefs and members in three polling stations, and therefore will hold the re-election in these 18 provinces.

Seven provinces -- Nonthaburi, Narathiwat, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Nakhon Sawan, Nakhon Phanom, Udon Thani and Ubon Ratchathani -- will hold elections for PAO members.

Six provinces -- Kalasin, Yasothon, Samut Prakarn, Ang Thong, Phang Nga and Lopburi -- will hold elections for PAO chiefs.

Five provinces -- Suphan Buri, Chumphon, Sa Kaeo, Rayong and Uttaradit -- will hold elections for PAO members and chiefs.

For more information, contact hotline 1444, visit http://www.ect.go.th/, or download the ‘Smart Vote’ mobile application.

Published : January 23, 2021

By : THE NATION