Electoral integrity and the repercussions of institutional manipulations: The 2019 general election in Thailand

  title={Electoral integrity and the repercussions of institutional manipulations: The 2019 general election in Thailand},
  author={Siripan Nogsuan Sawasdee},
  journal={Asian Journal of Comparative Politics},
  pages={52 - 68}
Thailand’s 2019 election was seen from the beginning to be a ritual to transform a military junta into an elected government. This qualitative article draws on the critical analysis of theories in authoritarianism and electoral integrity to shed light on the concept of competitive authoritarianism. The article, utilizing empirical data and historical narratives, illustrates Thailand’s legal and political environment governing this election. The electoral results and post-election political… 

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