Thais to vote in February for first time since invalidated 2014 poll

Military repeatedly pushed back long-awaited election amid fears of electoral rigging

It has been an improbable pipe dream for the people of Thailand in recent years but finally, it seems, the country is set to go to the polls.

In just under two months, according to the country’s election commission, Thais will be given the chance to exercise their democratic right for the first time since elections in 2014 were invalidated. The scheduled vote on 24 February follows four years of oppressive and undemocratic rule by a military junta, known as the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), which took power in a bloodless coup in 2014.

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Source: The Guardian
Thais to vote in February for first time since invalidated 2014 poll