Military-Backed Party Are Claiming To Have Won The Thailand Election. Opposition Parties Cry Foul

The Guardian: Two parties claim right to lead after 'inconsistent' Thai elections

Worries over polling data as election commission refuses to declare official results

Thai politics has descended into chaos after its first election since a 2014 coup, as two parties claimed the right to govern, the electoral commission refused to announce the official result and concerns were raised over irregular polling data.

Unofficial results from Sunday’s election indicated that the pro-military Phalang Pracharat party outperformed low expectations to win the most votes, while the pro-democracy Pheu Thai party narrowly won the most seats.

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More News On Thailand's Election

The Latest: Thai parties jostle for power after election -- AP
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Thai parties jostle for power after 1st election since coup -- AP
Thailand election results delayed as allegations of cheating grow -- DW
Confusion mounts as Thailand's election results delayed -- CNN
Thailand election: Rival camps woo allies amid confusion over results -- BBC
As Thai Pro-Military Party Celebrates Election Lead, So Do Its Opponents -- The New York Times
Pro-military and pro-democracy camps both claim victory in Thai elections -- The Washington Post
Thailand's Thaksin-linked party leads pro-junta party, but many seats undecided -- Reuters
Thailand election result delayed with pro-junta party in lead -- DW
Thaksin says junta 'rigged' Thai election to retain power -- France 24
Key developments from Thailand’s post-coup election -- AP

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