ECT prepares to submit a draft royal decree for senate election


BANGKOK, 3 February 2014, Mr. Puchong Nutrawong, Secretary-General of the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT) disclosed that preparation for an upcoming Upper House election was discussed during the recent ECT Meeting as Senators were due to complete their full term on 1 March. It is expected that application dates could be set between 4-8 March, and voting could be conducted on Sunday 30 March 2014.

This week the ECT will submit a draft Royal Decree to set a date for the senate election in order to plan for preparation work and readiness for the event. It is estimated that this senate election will require a budget over 3,000 million baht.