MAJOR PROBLEMS AMONG THAILAND’S POLITICAL PARTIES AND THE UPCOMING ELECTION
Thailand which claims to have to a democratic government has recently announced that a general election will be held in 2023, therefore, there have been a lot of speculation as to who would win the general election given the growing number of smaller parties. Therefore, this research paper intends to analyze major problems among Thai political parties and the upcoming general election. The study found that due to a shift in power and with the emergence of young voters, more and smaller political parties are emerging in the country as Thai people generally believe that the major political parties only focus on political bargains. In addition, the study found that one of the major challenges that the Thai political parties, regardless of their history and size, encounter is introducing new faces in leadership positions has become a major hurdle. The upcoming election will have a huge impact on the political affairs within the country as the major parties have already begun allying with smaller parties; therefore, it is pertinent that political parties should carefully select their candidates to represent and should have utmost discipline and organizational skills to win the upcoming election. Both a conclusion and suggestions have been suggested by the researcher.