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Reformist Independent Scores Decisive Win in Bangkok Governor Election
May 23, 2022

Reformist Independent Scores Decisive Win in Bangkok Governor Election

By Sebastian Strangio
Chadchart Sittipunt's victory points to the deep reservoir of discontent with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha's military-backed coalition government.

The Significance of the Long-Awaited Bangkok Gubernatorial Election
May 05, 2022

The Significance of the Long-Awaited Bangkok Gubernatorial Election

By Tita Sanglee
The outcome of the May 22 election will offer clues as to how Thais might vote in the next national polls.
Prayut’s Popularity Plunges Further, But the Thai Public Can’t Name a Better Option
January 05, 2022

Prayut’s Popularity Plunges Further, But the Thai Public Can’t Name a Better Option

By Tita Sanglee
Despite boasting approval ratings of just 16 percent, the Thai prime minister's tenure seems set to drag on.

With Eye to Next Election, Thai Government Tweaks Voting Rules
September 13, 2021

With Eye to Next Election, Thai Government Tweaks Voting Rules

By Sebastian Strangio
The election tweaks, which will benefit larger parties, are designed to solidify the control of Prime Minister Prayut's government.

Thailand’s Election Impasse
March 29, 2019

Thailand’s Election Impasse

By Nicholas Muller
The first election in Thailand since the 2014 coup has so far brought more confusion than clarity.

Who Will Be Thailand’s Next Prime Minister?
March 22, 2019

Who Will Be Thailand’s Next Prime Minister?

By Associated Press
A look at those jockeying for the top post in Thailand’s March 24 elections.

How Thailand’s Ruling General Could Stay in the Prime Minister’s Seat
February 12, 2019

How Thailand’s Ruling General Could Stay in the Prime Minister’s Seat

By Sebastian Liu
Prime Minister Prayut eyes an extended tenure ahead of the general election due to take place on March 24.
It’s Official: Thailand Has an Election Date
January 24, 2019

It’s Official: Thailand Has an Election Date

By Tassanee Vejpongsa and Kaweewit Kaewjinda
Now will the country actually go to the polls as scheduled on March 24 -- and will elections make a difference?

Challenges and Opportunities in Negotiating Constitutional Reforms in Post-Election Thailand
January 10, 2019

Challenges and Opportunities in Negotiating Constitutional Reforms in Post-Election Thailand

By Chonlawit Sirikupt
Working around the “menu of manipulation” -- the tactics by which authoritarian regimes achieve a semblance of democratic legitimacy.

Thailand's Junta Cracks Down on Thaksin's Pheu Thai Party
May 23, 2018

Thailand's Junta Cracks Down on Thaksin's Pheu Thai Party

By Neil Thompson
The generals want to be sure the opposition is eliminated before agreeing to hold elections.

What Do Thailand’s New Economic Numbers Say About Its Political Future?
March 02, 2018

What Do Thailand’s New Economic Numbers Say About Its Political Future?

By Luke Hunt
The good news masks a still uncertain road ahead for the ruling junta.
Thailand's Winding Road to Democracy
June 22, 2017

Thailand's Winding Road to Democracy

By Alexi Demetriadi
Thailand's latest constitution set a roadmap for elections, but analysts fear true democracy may never return.

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