According to Election Commission secretary-general Puchong Nutrawong, His Majesty the King has endorsed the appointments of new EC members. These members were selected and recommended by the EC committee that examined their work records and suitability.
A swear-in ceremony for the appointments will take place on the second floor of the Election Commission Office on December 16th, starting at 1pm.
The 5 new commissioners will soon summon related agencies nationwide to discuss preparation for the next general election which has been scheduled for February 2, 2014.
The 5 new EC members are: Somchai Srisuthiyakorn, Boonsong Noisophon, Pravich Rattanapian, Supachai Somcharoen, and Thirawat Thirarojwit.