Thai citizens vote on draft constitution

(VOVworld) - Thai citizens began voting Sunday morning in a referendum on a new draft constitution.

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Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha casts his ballot at a polling station during a constitutional referendum vote in Bangkok, Thailand on August 7.PHOTO: REUTERS

Thai voters will answer two yes/no questions on the ballot.The first is whether voters accept the draft constitution. The second is whether they would approve the upper house Senate to join members of parliament's lower house in electing a prime minister. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said the referendum will decide the future of Thailand. He said he hoped people across Thailand will vote to decide on a new constitution, paving the way for the election next year. The draft result of the referendum will be announced on Sunday, at 9 p.m local time.

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