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Anti-government protesters gather in front of ballot boxes in preventing voting at a polling station during Thailand's general election on February 2, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. (Rufus Cox/Getty Images)
Anti-government protesters gather in front of ballot boxes in preventing voting at a polling station during Thailand's general election on February 2, 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand. (Rufus Cox/Getty Images)
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Anti-government protesters are promising to stage more rallies as they press to have the results of this weekend's elections voided.

Despite fears of violence, voting proceeded peacefully in 90 percent of Thailand's polling stations on Sunday, but protesters did force some stations to close in Bangkok and southern Thailand, keeping millions from casting their ballots.

Officials say it could take weeks to make it possible for them to vote. The BBC's Jonathan Head reports.

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  • Jonathan Head, southeast Asia correspondent for BBC News. He tweets @pakhead.

This segment aired on February 3, 2014.

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