According to Anupong, the elections will likely take place in May.
He was responding after senator Wanchai Sonsiri inquired about the progress of gubernatorial elections during a Senate meeting on Monday morning.
“I expect the Election Commission to submit the election dates for Cabinet approval and announce them by the end of March,” he said. “After the dates are officially announced, the election must be held within 60 days.”
He added that May was a suitable choice since it contained no long holidays or religious festivals. However, he said that the Election Commission had the final decision on poll dates.
Anupong added that the election for Bangkok governor and members of Bangkok Metropolitan Council would be held simultaneously.
Published : January 31, 2022
By : THE NATION