Thai telecom tycoon's party barely misses simple majority.BANGKOK, Feb. 1 Kyodo
The official announcement Thursday of revote results in Thailand put telecom billionaire Thaksin Shinawatra's Thai Rak Thai Thai Rak Thai (Thai: ไทยรักไทย, lit. Thais Love Thais; TRT) is a banned political party in Thailand. Party at 248 seats, just two short of a simple majority of the 500 parliamentary seats in the Jan. 6 general election.
However, the three-party coalition of the populist Thai Rak Thai, Chart Thai Party and New Aspiration Party The New Aspiration Party (Phak Khwam Wang Mai) is a political party in Thailand. At the last legislative elections, 6 February 2005, the party won 0.4 % of the popular vote and no seats. holds 324 seats in the 500-member lower house, according to according to
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The Election Commission of Thailand (ECT ECT electroconvulsive therapy.
Electroconvulsive therapy sometimes is used to treat depression or mania when pharmaceutical treatment fails. ) endorsed poll results in 61 of the 62 parliamentary constituencies for which it had ordered a revote to be conducted Monday due to allegations of fraud and vote buying.
One constituency in Nakorn Nayok Province in central Thailand Central Thailand (Central Plain) is a region of Thailand, covering the broad alluvial plain of the Chao Phraya River. It is separated from North-East Thailand (Isan) by the Phetchabun mountain range, and another mountain range separates it from Myanmar to the west. was ordered to hold a third vote, again due to allegations of poll fraud. Poll result of the final constituency are expected to be announced To be announced (TBA)
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On Wednesday, the ECT endorsed poll results for 100 seats in the lower house under the party proportional representation proportional representation: see representation.
Electoral system in which the share of seats held by a political party in the legislature closely matches the share of popular votes it received. system. It announced 48 ''party-list'' candidates from Thai Rak Thai were elected; 31 from the Democrats; eight from the New Aspiration; seven from the Chart Pattana; and six from the Chart Thai Party.
With one seat still undecided, the Thai Rak Thai Party now has 248 seats in the House of Representatives; the Democrat Party of outgoing Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai 128; the Chart Thai Party of former premier Banharn Silpa-archa 40; the New Aspiration Party of former premier Chavalit Yongchaiyudh 36; the Chart Pattana Party 29; the Seritham Party 14; the Rassadorn Party two; the Social Action Party one; and the Thai Motherland Party of former Bangkok Metropolitan governor Bhichit Rattaku one.
It is expected the new House of Representatives will be convened Monday.
Thaksin, the country's premier-in-waiting, told reporters Wednesday his three-party coalition government was finalized as the Chart Thai Party agreed to join the coalition initiated by the Thai Rak Thai Party and the New Aspiration last week.