Political system
Parliamentary system
Structure of parliament
Bicameral
IPU membership
Yes

Election results

Data on parliamentary elections, including the background, candidates, voter turnout, results and the formation of the new legislature. By default the latest election results are displayed. Select a date to view results from previous elections.

Background

Election date(s)
14 May 2019
Date of dissolution of the outgoing legislature
No information available
Timing of election
Delayed elections
Expected date of next elections
26 Jun 2024
Number of seats at stake
250
Scope of elections
Full renewal

Results

About the election

According to Section 107 of the 2017 Constitution, the statutory number of the Senate is 200. In accordance with Section 269 of the Constitution, the initial Senate, appointed in 2019, consisted of 250 members as follows:
- 194 senators selected by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) from among 400 names nominated by the Senator Selection Committee;
- 50 senators selected by the NCPO from among 200 candidates representing various occupational groups who had been chosen by their peers and selected by the Election Commission;
- 6 ex-officio members: the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Defence, the Supreme Commander, the Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Army, the Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Navy, the Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Air Force and the Commissioner-General of the Royal Thai Police.

Members elected, by sex
Women Appointed
25
Sources

IPU Group (16.05.2019)

New legislature

Total number of men after the election
225
Total number of women after the election
25
Percentage of women after the election
10.0%
First-term parliamentarians
148
Percentage of first-term parliamentarians
59.2%
Date of the first session
24 May 2019

First Speaker of the new legislature

Personal details for the first Speaker of the new legislature
Pornpetch Wichitcholchai (Male)
Date of birth: 01 Aug 1948
Date of election
25 May 2019

Historical data for IPU membership

Historical data for IPU membership
Year IPU membership
2020-09
List of values for 2020-09
No
2019-04
List of values for 2019-04
No
2018-06
List of values for 2018-06
No