Poll: 42% would vote for charter draft


BANGKOK, 17 May 2015 – A public survey shows that about 42% of the respondents would vote for the constitution draft if a public referendum is held now.

The poll on the proposed referendum of the charter draft, conducted by the National Institute for Development Administration, involved 1,250 people over 18 years of age. The respondents have diverse levels of education and occupations nationwide.

Most, or 42.96% of the polled, said they would vote for the charter draft because they wanted the country to progress. 31.76% said they would against it because they believed lawmakers still need to amend certain sections. The rest said they were undecided, or would waive the right to vote, or did not answer.