Thailand

Type of Elections in Thailand National Assembly Elections Local Elections 2019

March 18, 2019
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Polling Day: 24th March 2019 Sunday

There are different types of elections in Thailand, mainly can be classified in to two types they are National Elections and Local Elections. The General Elections for the Legislative Assembly will be held once in every 5 years. The National Assembly of Thailand consists of 2 Houses, Upper House and the Lower House. Upper House is represented by the Senators and the Lower house is represented by the House of Representatives.

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General Elections 2019 Date & Schedule                               Thai Election Commission

There are 500 House of Representatives positions in the lower house of the Thai National Assembly and these 500 House of Representatives are elected by the Thai electorate through general election once in every 5 years.  The Thai Senate contains 250 positions and these 250 senators represent the upper house of Thai National Assembly and these senate positions are appointed by the NCPO – National Council for Peace and Order.

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  • House of Representatives Elections
  • Senate Elections
  • Governor Elections
  • Local Elections
  • City & Town Elections
  • Sub-district Municipal Elections

National Elections:

In Thailand National Elections include the Senate Elections, and House of Representatives Elections.

House of Representatives Elections:

The Thailand National Assembly has two chambers, first one is House of Representatives, and the Thai House of Representatives have 500 seats. The last House of Representatives election was held in February 2015. The next House of Representatives Elections will be held on 24th March 2019 to form the 26th Thai National Legislative Assembly.

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Senate Elections:

The Thai Senate has 250 seats, the Thai Senators are appointed by the NCPO – National Council for Peace and Order.

Local Elections:

Thai local elections include Governor Elections, City elections, Town Elections, Sub-District and Municipal Elections.

Governor Elections:

Each Province in Thailand country is represented by a Governor and a Vice-Governor. During the Governor Elections both Governor and Vice-Governor are elected. The Governor Elections in Thailand are held once in every 3 years. The term of both Governor and the Vice-governor will be for three years.

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Provincial Member Elections:

 The Provincial Member Elections in Thailand are held once in every 3 years. The term of Provincial Member will be for three years.

Mayor Elections:

The Mayor Elections in Thailand are held once in every 3 years. The term of the Mayor will be for three years.

City or Municipality Council Member Elections:

The City or Municipality Council Member Elections in Thailand are held once in every 3 years. The term of the City or Municipality Council Member will be for three years.

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