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World News July 14, 2023

Thai PM election to enter second round of voting

A second round of voting will take place in Thailand’s parliament for the election of a new prime minister after frontrunner Pita Limjaroenrat, the 42-year-old leader of the Move Forward Party, failed to secure the majority of votes in the first round, poll results show.

Pita lost the PM vote with 324 for, 182 against and 199 abstentions, short of the 376-vote simple majority required to become the prime minister, according to a roll-call of votes which was broadcast live.

The vote was held after several hours of debates among the parliamentarians.

In a joint session of the 500-member lower house and the 250-senator upper house, Pita was the only candidate nominated as prime minister.

Source : CGTN

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