Over 300,000 advance voting ballots unreadable because of handwriting issues in Thai election

Pattharaporn Tan-ngam, a journalist for Thai PBS, posted a stunning video clip on her personal Facebook account, which featured an interview with Pongsatorn Wisetsuwan, the Deputy Managing Director of Thailand Post Co. Ltd. In the video, Pongsatorn revealed that over 300,000 already-cast ballots from the advance voting carried out on April 7 had been unreadable due to poor handwriting on the envelopes. In less than needed to be hand-written by the presiding committee at the polling stations, specifying the district and the five-digit election code.
According to the submit shared by Pattharaporn, over 300,000 envelopes containing the advance voting ballots had unreadable handwriting. The post defined that this was a human error because the committee members at the polling stations had been required to write down the small print of the province, district, and the five-digit election code. The unclear handwriting led to issues in the course of the sorting course of.
Thailand Post isn’t held responsible for reading or analyzing the problematic ballot envelopes, as this activity falls under the jurisdiction of the Election Commission of Thailand (ECT). However, Thailand Post is responsible for quickly transporting and sorting over two million ballot envelopes that had been used for advance voting, delivering them to over 400 districts nationwide. The sorting course of must be accomplished by today reviews Sanook.
One reason for the delay in transporting and sorting the advance voting ballots was the time-consuming course of that began proper after the closing of the advance voting polls on April 7. Thailand Post has since employed over 1,000 employees members to work 24 hours a day to expedite the sorting course of as rapidly as potential..

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