Bangkok Governor Election 2022
1 Jun 2022
After two days of meetings, the Election Commission (EC) has finally approved the Bangkok gubernatorial election result with Chadchart Sittipunt the winner with 1,386,215 votes.
30 May 2022
Chadchart Sittipunt’s landslide victory in the gubernatorial election captured the media's attention, but the battle for the City Councilor seats may turn out to have even greater implications for national politics, observers say.
23 May 2022
Following the stunning victory on Sunday night by gubernatorial candidate Chadchart Sittipunt, who carried all of Bangkok’s 50 districts in a record-breaking sweep, many observers spent Monday speculating what the phenomenon would mean for Thai politics on the national level.
23 May 2022
22 May 2022
Former transport minister Chadchart Sittipunt emerged as the decisive winner after vote counting concluded on Sunday night in Bangkok’s first gubernatorial election in almost a decade.
4 May 2022
A Pathumwan administrator has blocked plans for a public discussion of human rights issues by candidates slated to run in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Bangkok using Covid-19 spread risk as a reason, although activities of such kind had been held before.
20 Apr 2022
Election banners have become a leading campaign gimmick in the gubernatorial race. In response to criticism that the plastic banners are wasteful relics from the pre-digital era, some candidates have come up with ‘green’ alternatives, like shrinking banners or promising to recycle them after the vote is over.