Democrat to approve candidates and Abhisit as PM candidate on Monday

politics January 26, 2019 13:22

By The Nation

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The Democrat Party will hold a meeting of its executive board on Monday to approve its list of candidates and approve its only candidate for prime minister, the party spokesman said on Saturday.

Democrat spokesman Thana Chirawinij said the board would hold a meeting at 3pm to approve the list of 350 constituency candidates and 150 party-list candidates.

The board will also approve a plan to nominate party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva as the only Democrat candidate for prime minister, the spokesman added.

He said the party will hold a session at the Miracle Grand Hotel on February 1 to inform the 500 candidates of the election rules.

Officials from the Office of the Election Commission will brief the candidates on the law, the spokesman added.

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