On 17th October 2012 at Kathu Municipality Office, applications were taken for those wishing to apply for the position of Kathu Major. There were 2 candidates who applied, Mr.Prasert Khaokitpaisan from the Kathu-Phattana group and Mr.Chaiarnan Sutthikul from the Rak-Kathu group.
Mr.Prasert Khaokitpaisan will be registered as candidate number 1 and Mr.Chaiarnan Sutthikul as candidate number 2.
Mr.Theerapong Asawadarakorn – Secretary of Kathu Municipalities said “In the past only a small number of people have turned out to vote in Kathu. It is hoped this time we will see 65-70% of Kathu’s registered people turn out. There are currently around 7,000 people in Kathu who have right to vote.