The month after he was re-elected, the governor of Bangkok resigns because of corruption charges.
So much for my assumption of a smooth democracy. On the other hand, perhaps one can argue this is an example of a political system working (eh, protesters, anyone).
Reelections held in January.
Speaking of Election Day, alcohol cannot be sold or served, even meaning a complete shut down of the city's red light districts. Now, DC residents, how would you have dealt with that if that happened on November 4th??