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BANGKOK, June 26 (Xinhua) — Privy Council chairman Prem Tinsulanonda cast his ballot at a polling station in Bangkok on Sunday ahead of the July 3 general election.
A large number of people meanwhile turned up at polling stations for advance voting throughout the country. Almost 3 million out of overall 47.3 million eligible voters registered to vote in advance.
Ballot boxes will be kept at designated locations and watched around the clock by police with closed-circuit television cameras. Vote counting will be done after the election finished on July 3.
The chief of the Privy Council is a leader in promoting King Bhumibol’s ideologies and royal projects though he has been sometimes viewed as being the voice of the king.