Phuket elections, alcohol ban scheduled for Sunday

This Sunday, local Tambon Administrative Organisation (OrBorTor) elections are being held across the country. A nationwide alcohol ban is in impact for any communities which may be holding OrBorTor elections, together with numerous areas round Phuket.
Voting will happen in Cherng Talay, Koh Kaew, Mai Khao, Sakhu, Thepkrasattri and Kamala. The alcohol ban for localities with an OrBorTor election shall be in place for twenty-four hours, starting at 6 pm next Saturday and ending at 6 pm on Sunday. The punishment for breaking the ban can be a 10,000 baht fine, and/or 6 months in prison, in accordance with Phuket News.
Niphon Phokabutr, Director of the Phuket office of the Election Commission of Thailand, mentioned that his workplace has been working onerous to organize the island for these elections. Phuket News reported that a large-scale coaching event happened last Friday for those who shall be staffing the polling stations on election day. Bootleg for the election officers and volunteers took place today. This preparation is all in order for the elections to be held safely and to train the employees on the Covid-19 rules that are in place.
These efforts include strict social distancing guidelines, hand sanitising earlier than and after casting ballots and mask requirements. Voters are not allowed to share pens, Niphon adds, in order that they must deliver their very own. He additionally says that the earlier number of folks allowed in an election centre was 1,000, but that will be decreased to 600.
The Thepkrasattri municipality may also be holding a mayoral election on December 4th, so by law should maintain yet one more alcohol ban on that day..

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