Dam Phadejdassakorn, a former actor well known for playing the villain on the big screen, registered as a Pheu Chart Party election candidate in Kanchanaburi on Monday morning.
The ex-actor, better known as “Dam Dassakorn”, registered himself as the party’s candidate in Constituency 1 and became a highlight on the first day of candidacy registration in the province.
Dam drew lots and got candidacy number 6 for the upcoming national election.
After the morning’s registration was completed, the Kanchanaburi election office announced at 10am that 73 candidates had applied to contest the election by 8.30 am, broken down into 12 in Constituency 1, 12 in Constituency 2, 17 in Constituency 3, 17 in Constituency 4 and 15 in Constituency 5.
Director Suchanya Wimuktayon said the office would hold a meeting at 1pm on February 15 to brief qualified candidates about the dos and don’ts for the general election in accordance with the election law.