11 July 2024

The majority of Bangkokians are satisfied with the performance of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration under Governor Aswin Kwanmuang and wants him to stay on to resolve other chronic problems, namely traffic congestion and drug abuse, according to findings of Super Poll.

Super Poll gauged the opinions of 1,192 Bangkokians during October 25-November 2 on the governor, his performance and whether his administration offered anything new.

The findings show 56.6 percent of the respondents said they saw something new from the City Hall under the helm of Pol Gen Aswin, such as the reclaiming of road pavements from vendors, lighting in slum areas and cleanliness.

However, 39.8 percent of the respondents said they didn’t see anything good from his administration while 3.6 percent said Bangkok was worse.

74.7 percent of the respondents want the governor to address traffic problem; 63.5 percent want the administration to address dress abuse problem in schools, communities and hostels; 61.3 percent identify road accident problem, broken traffic signals and risk of pedestrians crossing a road as motorists tend not to stay to allow them to go first; 55.7 percent want the city administration to solve pollution problem, garbage disposal and 49.1 percent want to see an order being imposed on night entertainment venues.