Pian ousted as Chalermluck voted Patong Mayor

PHUKET: Unofficial results are in and Phuket Democrat Chalermluck Kebsab has won the race for the coveted position of Patong Mayor.

Ms Chalermluck received a total of 4,390 votes, defeating former Patong Mayor Pian Keesin, who garnered 3,330 votes.

Kittisan Kuru of the Patong Gao Na (Patong Progress) Party scored a total of 580 votes.

Ms Chalermluck, a Phuket native, is a veteran of island politics, who was voted to serve as a Phuket MP in 2001.

Patong has 12,651 registered voters, 8,679 (68.60 per cent) of which showed up to cast their votes today.

The ballots not tallied into the mayoral count were either marked as a “No Vote” (188 ballots) or were discarded as spoiled ballots (191).

— Saran Mitrarat

Phuket News

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