Thai general election, 1986

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General elections were held in Thailand on 27 July 1986. The result was a victory for the Democrat Party, which won 100 of the 347 seats. Voter turnout was 61.4%.[1]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Democrat Party 8,477,701 22.5 100 +44
Thai Nation Party 6,496,370 17.3 63 –10
Social Action Party 4,560,615 12.1 51 –41
United Democrat Party 3,814,651 10.1 38 New
People Party 2,786,105 7.4 18 New
Thai Citizen Party 2,612,717 6.9 24 –12
Community Action 2,268,346 6.0 15 New
Progress Party 1,998,721 5.3 9 +6
United Thai Party 1,658,812 4.4 19 New
National Democrat Party 1,078,128 2.9 3 –12
Mass Party 723,758 1.9 3 New
Liberalism Party 404,960 1.1 1 New
Labour Democrat Party 246,512 0.7 1 +1
New Force Party 232,027 0.6 1 +1
Thai People Party 196,527 0.5 1 +1
Rak Thai 85,241 0.2 0 New
Invalid/blank votes 564,060
Total 16,070,957 100 347 +23
Source: Nohlen et al.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz & Christof Hartmann (2001) Elections in Asia: A data handbook, Volume II, p286 ISBN 0-19-924959-8