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Abhisit admits Democrats in for tough fight

Sukhumbhand says his experience will win day

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Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has admitted his party's candidate in the upcoming Bangkok governor election, Sukhumbhand Paribatra, is in a tight race with Pheu Thai's Pongsapat Pongcharoen. 

CANDIDATES CROSS PATHS: Pol Gen Sereepisuth Temeeyaves, an independent candidate in the Bangkok governor election, and Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen, running under the Pheu Thai Party banner, exchange their candidate number stickers as they meet by chance while campaigning on boats on the Saen Saep canal Friday.

Results of the Abac poll released this week put Pol Gen Pongsapat in the lead on all measures gauging the popularity of candidates ahead of the March 3 election.

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