DIY voters make their own poll unit

DIY voters make their own poll unit
People vote at a mock polling station set up by residents in Rachathewi district, after the actual voting was called off during general elections in Bangkok

THAILAND - Pro-election supporters in Ratchathewi district made their own ballot boxes and papers after the real ballot boxes and voting papers could not be delivered to polling stations in the area.

They organised their own election activities, as there were no electoral or district officials present at their polling unit.

The voters also made a big banner with a message saying: "The Ratchathewi district chief doesn't want an election so we'll vote by ourselves."

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