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72% of NE people to cast votes: poll

Seventy two per cent of a poll's respondents in the Northeast plan to cast their votes on February 2.



The E-Saan Centre for Business and Economic Research (ECBER) at Khon Kaen University said only 6.4 per cent said they would not go to the poll. The rest is unsure.

Asked whether they fear violence on February 2, 25.6 per cent said they are very worried while 55.4 per cent are slightly worried and 19 per cent not worried at all.

The majority, 77.6 per cent opposed the "Bangkok shutdown", while 11.6 per cent supported the moves towards pre-election reform.

Half of them, 50.5 per cent, agreed that only half of elected politicians are quality persons under the current legal structure.


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