By Thai Newsroom Reporters
MOVE FORWARD has been found to be the favourite among all parties contesting the May 14 general election in both electoral modes with the rapidly-rising popularity of Move Forward leader Pita Limjaroenrat prevailing over all his rivals for the post-election premiership, according to the latest Thai Rath Poll.
Move Forward candidates have been found to be the favourite among all partisan contestants for MP in both constituency-based and party-listed modes in the final round of electoral campaigns for the nationwide race to parliament, according to the poll conducted between Apr. 25 and May 1 by the country’s largest circulation newspaper with a total of 13,546 respondents.
Besides, the Move Forward leader has been found to be the favourite among all partisan candidates for prime minister in the final round of the campaigns.
The Thai Rath Poll has found 36% of the respondents preferring Move Forward candidates running in constituency-based mode the most, followed by 29% who chose Pheu Thai contestants and 12% who picked Ruam Thai Sang Chart contenders.
According to the latest poll, 39% of the respondents chose Move Forward contestants in party-listed mode, compared to 28% who preferred Pheu Thai contenders and 13% who picked Ruam Thai Sang Chart candidates.
Meanwhile, 38% of the respondents preferred Pita for head of a post-election government, compared to 18% who opted for Pheu Thai candidate Paetongtarn Shinawatra, 15% for caretaker prime minister/Ruam Thai Sang Chart contender Prayut Chan-o-cha, 10% for Pheu Thai candidate Settha Taweesin and 1% for Palang Pracharath leader Prawit Wongsuwan, says the poll.
Top: Move Forward leader Pita Limjaroenrat, left, campaigning recently. Photo: Naewna
Front Page: Move Forward leader Pita Limjaroenrat, centre, and Progressive Movement leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, top left. Photo: Matichon