8 months Thailand bets claim ‘election irregularities’ Manilatimes |World
BANGKOK: Several anti-military candidates in Thailand lodged fresh complaints with the Election Commission Friday over bungled tallies and alleged vote-buying, following a controversial vote that has left politics in the junta-ruled kingdom in limbo. A military-backed party and its main rival, led by an exiled billionaire, have both claimed the right to lead the government in the wake of weekend polls, with official final tallies delayed for weeks. Candidates from at least two parties on Friday issued fresh complaints with the commission over alleged irregularities they claim could skew final vote counts. A member of the anti-junta Future Forward party ... more