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Primaries and Caucuses: The Differences

The election process begins with primary elections and caucuses. These are two methods that states use to select a potential presidential nominee. Primary elections and caucuses differ in how they are organized and who participates. And rates of participation differ widely. Primaries Primaries are run by state and local governments. Voting happens through secret ballot. ...
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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Bangkok, Thailand (August 22, 2020)

Location: Bangkok, Thailand – MBK BTS Station Skywalk Event:  U.S. Embassy Bangkok informs U.S. citizens of a planned political gathering at the BTS Skywalk near the MBK Shopping Center in Bangkok, today, Saturday, August 22, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. Reports indicate the gathering could involve a sizable crowd of participants.  The Royal Thai Police plan to deploy officers in ...
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Remarks by Ambassador Michael George DeSombre at Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University

Na-ma-sa-gan. Thank you to the Venerable Professor Dr. Phra Rajapariyatkavi for your warm welcome, for sharing your beautiful campus with me, and for inviting me to speak to you all today. Thank you also to Vice Rector Phra Ajaan Sawai Chotiko and his team for arranging my visit. I am deeply honored to be President ...
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Voting Overseas

The November 2020 U.S. elections are right around the corner and U.S. Citizens in Thailand can vote from abroad. Your vote counts! The U.S. Embassy and U.S. Consulate General are here to help you exercise your right to vote and answer your voting questions. Voting from abroad is a three-step process that needs to be started early. Step 1:  Request Your Ballot: Complete a new  Federal Post Card Application ...
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