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Former pop star Nantida wins Samut Prakan PAO elections by a landslide


Former singer Nantida Kaewbuasai, who represents the Progressing Samut Prakan political group, has been unofficially named chief of Samut Prakan’s Provincial Administrative Organisation.

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She is the first woman to hold this position.

Election results showed she had won 341,504 votes, over 260,000 more than independent candidate Ratchanon Thong-aram, who won 77,057 votes and Tatchai Metto from the Progressive Movement, who won 74,531 votes.

Nantida had the support of the influential Asavahame family, which has clout in the province.

Published : December 21, 2020

By : The Nation