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Bid to woo young voters






Need for rethink: Chuti says the party’s policies have gained little traction, especially in the poorer   northeast region of Thailand. — The Straits Times/Asia News Network

Need for rethink: Chuti says the party’s policies have gained little traction, especially in the poorer northeast region of Thailand. — The Straits Times/Asia News Network

BANGKOK: With two weeks to go before Thailand’s general election, the country’s oldest political party has faced up to an uncomfortable realisation: Young, first-time voters are writing them off.

The Democrat Party, a runner-up in the 2011 election, is targeting older voters instead to reach its goal of becoming the biggest party in parliament, secretary-general Chuti Krairiksh told The Straits Times in an interview.

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