Political Rocks Stars Turn Up Heat Ahead of Thai Elections

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03/23/2019

From an upstart entrepreneur to a transgender person hoping to find a political voice for the LGBT community, this Sundays Thai election is proving inclusive even if the chances of victory among the smaller parties remain slim. It’s an eclectic mix of candidates with personality politics and single-issue platforms firmly on the agenda. Sports stars and a beauty queen have been enlisted, offering a stark contrast to the establishment faces of Thailands military rulers.

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