The Democrat party’s Apirak Kosayodhin won a sweeping victory in yesterday’s Bangkok governor election, polling more than 991,000 votes and bettering his result of four years ago.
He won nearly twice as many votes as his rival Prapas Chongsa-nguan of the People Power party.
Mr Apirak was seeking a second term and was re-elected for another four years. Four years ago, he won the race with 911,441 votes.
Unofficial voting results late last night showed Mr Apirak gained 991,081 votes, representing 45.93 per cent of voters who went to the polls, followed by Mr Prapas with 543,488 (25.19 per cent), Chuwit Kamolvisit with 340,616 (15.79 per cent), Kriengsak Charoenwongsak with 260,051 (12.05 per cent), and Leena Jangjanja on 6,267 (0.29 per cent).
According to the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration website, here is unofficial vote result.
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