Hans Christoph Rieger

in Elections in Asia and the Pacific : A Data Handbook

Published in print November 2001 | ISBN: 9780199249596
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600012 | DOI:

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Includes all relevant information on national elections held in Thailand since the ‘revolution’ of 1932 that ended absolute monarchy. Part I gives a comprehensive overview of Thailand's political history, outlines the evolution of electoral provisions, and presents the current electoral legislation in a standardized manner (suffrage, elected institutions, nomination of candidates, electoral system, organizational context of elections). Part II includes exhaustive electoral statistics in systematic tables (numbers of registered voters, votes cast, the votes for parties in parliamentary elections at both national and regional level, the electoral participation of political parties, the national and regional distribution of parliamentary seats, etc.).

Keywords: elections; electoral statistics; electoral system; parliamentary elections; political institutions; political parties; suffrage; Thailand

Chapter.  6687 words. 

Subjects: Politics

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