A majority of people say national-level politics will have no influence on their votes for chairmen of provincial administration organisations (PAO) and members of PAO councils scheduled for Dec 20, according to a survey by the National Institute of Development Administration, or Nida Poll.
The poll was conducted on 1,312 people aged 18 and over of various levels of education and occupations throughout the country, except in Bangkok, to gauge their opinions regarding voting in the Dec 20 PAO elections.
A huge majority, 80.03% of the respondents, said they would cast ballots, 15.09% said they would not and4.88% were still undecided.
The following questions were directed to those who would go to vote and those still undecided, a total of 1,114 respondents.
Asked whether current national-level politics in this time of anti-government demonstrations would affect their…