Over 90 % of voters rank candidates’ integrity as top priority in elections
Over 90 percent of first-time voters and veteran voters said in a poll that they attach top priority to the integrity and ethics of candidates in next elections.
According to Suan Dusit Poll, 69.87 percent of first-time voters said they will definitely go to the polls on the election day while 84.7 percent of the experienced voters said they will definitely.
Suan Dusit Poll of Suan Dusit University conducted a random opinion survey on 1,083 individuals who are first-time voters and those who have previous voting experiences about the next election.
The poll results show 93.47 percent of first-time voters and 93.33 percent of experienced voters attach importance on the integrity, honesty and ethics of the candidates as first priority; 89.14 percent of first-time voters and 89.28 percent of experienced voters attach importance to capability and resourcefulness as second priority; party policies ranks third with 85.26 percent of first-time voters and 85.64 percent of experienced voters; work performance record ranks fourth with 84.27 percent of first-time voters and 83.08 percent of experienced voters.
77.56 percent of the voters of both groups said they would definitely vote in the next election with 69.87 percent of the first-time voters promising to cast the ballots against 84.7 percent of the experienced voters.
13.7 percent are not sure they will go to the polls.
42.23 percent of first-time voters said they were interested in reports about election against 44.48 percent of the veteran voters.