Bangkok EC assures Dr. Dans donation box not against campaign regulations

September 22nd, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Chairman of the Bangkok Election Commission Pink Rungsamai (พิงค์ รุ่งสมัย) stated that the setting up of a donation tent in the speech area of Bangkok Governor runner Kriangsak Charoenwongsak (เกรียงศักดิ์ เจริญวงศ์ศักดิ์) at Benjasiri Park yesterday is not against election regulations. He elaborated that the act does not violate candidate limits but stated that the candidate would have to clearly document his earnings and spenditure to report to the EC. He said that the candidates expenditure for the campaign could not exceed 39 million baht.

Mr. Pink assured nonetheless, that the EC is ready to probe the matter if it receives complaints. Chairman of the Regional EC Vice Admiral Narong Chalothorn (ณรงค์ ชโลธร) said he would present the matter to the Central EC to clarify if it is against regulations.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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