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Constitutionalizing Autocracy: A General Election Under Thailand’s 20th Constitution

—Khemthong Tonsakulrungruang, Chulalongkorn University Thailand is heading toward the first election under the 2017 Constitution on March 24th. It has been eight years since the last valid election. The 2014 Election was invalidated by the Constitutional Court because the anti-government demonstrators successfully blocked voters from entering the voting booths. Shortly afterward, Prayuth Cahn-ocha, the then-Army Commander,

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Published on March 16, 2019
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Chaos, Kings, and Thailand’s 20th Constitution

—Khemthong Tonsakulrungruang, Chulalongkorn University After three years, three commissions, and millions of Baht spent, Thailand’s 20th Constitution finally came into effect. On the 6th day of April 2017, King Vajiralongkorn signed the Constitution in presence of the royal family members, courtiers, the cabinet, members of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA), judges, diplomats, and other bureaucrats at

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Published on April 11, 2017
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