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Bangkok, Thailand (CNN) -- Thailand's national election day has morphed into a day of tense uncertainty after chaos prevented voting in several districts.

Of the 375 constituencies nationwide, 92 reported voting-related incidents.

The Bangkok district of Laksi postponed its election for about 87,000 voters Sunday because protesters were blocking the administrative office where the ballot boxes are kept, national security chief Paradorn Pattanathabutr said. The new voting date has not been set.

Laksi, a district of mixed pro- and anti-government sentiment, saw violent protests Saturday when gunfire erupted during anti-government protests, witnesses said. At least eight people have been wounded since Saturday, the Erawan Medical Centre said.

And in the Bangkok district of Din Daeng, voting was called off because government protesters blocked officials from distributing ballot boxes.

A group of government supporters responded by gathering at the Din Daeng district office chanting, "Election, election" and "We want to vote today." They raised their fists and held up their voter registration cards -- but to no avail.

The turmoil stems from a months-long campaign against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Since November, at least 10 people have died and nearly 600 have been wounded in violence.

Despite the continued chaos, some voters in Bangkok insisted on casting their ballots.

"I'm very excited to exercise my right to vote today," Nopphorn Tabupha said from Bangkok's Bueng Kum district. "I didn't think I would be able to come out. I thought I was going to be blocked by the protesters."

Meanwhile, many opposition activists, including Suriya Phodhikul, have already rejected the vote.

"No, I didn't (vote) -- I want reform before elections. Because if I did, we will only get bad people, corrupt politicians," Phodhikul said.

Yingluck called this week's elections last December in a bid to ease mounting tensions on the streets of Bangkok. But the demonstrators and the main opposition party with which they're affiliated have already rejected the vote. Yingluck's party is expected to win comfortably.

Her brother Thaksin Shinawatra is a business tycoon, who became Prime Minister before being overthrown in a military coup. He has since lived in exile, but his opponents accuse him of dominating politics from afar, including through Yingluck.
Bangkok, Thailand (CNN) -- Thailand's national election day has morphed into a day of tense uncertainty after chaos prevented voting in several districts.

Of the 375 constituencies nationwide, 92 reported voting-related incidents.

The Bangkok district of Laksi postponed its election for about 87,000 voters Sunday because protesters were blocking the administrative office where the ballot boxes are kept, national security chief Paradorn Pattanathabutr said. The new voting date has not been set.

Laksi, a district of mixed pro- and anti-government sentiment, saw violent protests Saturday when gunfire erupted during anti-government protests, witnesses said. At least eight people have been wounded since Saturday, the Erawan Medical Centre said.

And in the Bangkok district of Din Daeng, voting was called off because government protesters blocked officials from distributing ballot boxes.

A group of government supporters responded by gathering at the Din Daeng district office chanting, "Election, election" and "We want to vote today." They raised their fists and held up their voter registration cards -- but to no avail.

The turmoil stems from a months-long campaign against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Since November, at least 10 people have died and nearly 600 have been wounded in violence.

Despite the continued chaos, some voters in Bangkok insisted on casting their ballots.

"I'm very excited to exercise my right to vote today," Nopphorn Tabupha said from Bangkok's Bueng Kum district. "I didn't think I would be able to come out. I thought I was going to be blocked by the protesters."

Meanwhile, many opposition activists, including Suriya Phodhikul, have already rejected the vote.

"No, I didn't (vote) -- I want reform before elections. Because if I did, we will only get bad people, corrupt politicians," Phodhikul said.

Yingluck called this week's elections last December in a bid to ease mounting tensions on the streets of Bangkok. But the demonstrators and the main opposition party with which they're affiliated have already rejected the vote. Yingluck's party is expected to win comfortably.

Her brother Thaksin Shinawatra is a business tycoon, who became Prime Minister before being overthrown in a military coup. He has since lived in exile, but his opponents accuse him of dominating politics from afar, including through Yingluck.


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