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Election officials in Chumphon resign

At 3pm, Election Commission member Somchai Srisuthiyakorn announced that the registrations in six Southern provinces - Chumphon, Surat Thani, Krabi, Songkhla, Phattalung and Nakhon Si Thammarat - are suspended.

He also announced the election officials in Chumphon have resigned, after power and water supply was cut off.

No candidate showed up in Surat Thani. In Nakhon Si Thammarat, about 500 protesters blocked officials from getting into the registration venue.

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