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NEC explains rule change reasoning

The National Election Committee (NEC) held a meeting to explain the changes in election rules and procedures to three political parties that were demanding that the electoral body keep them unchanged from the previous elections. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-explains-rule-change-reasoning

Parties garner support ahead of election

In the lead-up to the commune council elections scheduled for June 5, political parties have begun campaigning at the village level and meeting with their supporters and activists to drum up support, though one party has expressed concerns about intimidation tactics allegedly being used against ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/parties-garner-support-ahead-election

Voter list posting draws 15 complaints, NEC says

As of January 9, a total of 15 complaints had been filed by citizens to their commune councils nationwide regarding their election registration either being incorrect or improperly deleted, according to the National Election Committee (NEC). ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/voter-list-posting-draws-15-complaints-nec-says

NEC signs off on commune elections’ rules, procedures

The National Election Committee (NEC) has approved the rules and procedures for the June 5 commune elections, following consultations with relevant stakeholders. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-signs-commune-elections-rules-procedures

Over nine million people registered on voter list

Cambodia has in total 9,205,675 eligible voters, of them some 4,904,825 are women, according to the preliminary voter list of 2021, released yesterday by the National Election Committee (NEC). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501000578/over-nine-million-people-registered-on-voter-list/

NEC to close initial voter list

The National Election Committee (NEC) closed the initial voter list with 9,205,675 names recorded. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50998754/nec-to-close-initial-voter-list/

Nat’l Heart Party ready for hearing over registration

The Supreme Court has issued a summons for the founder of the National Heart Party (NHP), Siem Phluk, ordering that he appear with legal counsel at a hearing on December 24 to resolve a complaint he filed against the Ministry of Interior for refusing to ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/natl-heart-party-ready-hearing-over-registration

PM’s Manet backing gives parties pause

Although Prime Minister Hun Sen has stated that he will be the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) candidate for the top office for at least another decade, his recent endorsement of his oldest son Hun Manet as his successor may indicate some flexibility on his part ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pms-manet-backing-gives-parties-pause

PM backs oldest son Manet as successor

Prime Minister Hun Sen has confirmed that his eldest son Hun Manet is his preferred successor as prime minister provided he is able to win election to the post when the time comes. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-backs-oldest-son-manet-successor

NEC signed memo with ministries on vote security

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng commended authorities at all levels for their joint efforts in strengthening security, public order and social safety which create a favourable environment for the upcoming commune elections scheduled for June 5. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-signed-memo-ministries-vote-security

Puthea: NEC welcomes observers for Cambodia’s free, fair elections

The National Election Committee (NEC) is in the process of updating and verifying the 2021 voter registration list in preparation for the 5th mandate commune council elections scheduled for June 5, 2022. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/puthea-nec-welcomes-observers-cambodias-free-fair-elections

CPP registers over 4,000 party agents

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) took one step forward yesterday to deploy more than 4,300 party agents to observe voter list verification and registration amid some minor parties  struggling to find any. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50955725/cpp-registers-over-4000-party-agents/

Bar Association plans expansion of free services in 2022

Over the past year, the Bar Association of the Kingdom of Cambodia (BAKC) has provided legal services to the poor in over 6,000 cases and their volunteer lawyers plan to continue expanding their free legal services to the poor to ensure Cambodians’ rights to equal ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/bar-association-plans-expansion-free-services-2022

Nearly ten-and-a-half million voters registered for commune elections

The National Election Committee’s (NEC) spokesman Hang Puthea told Khmer Times yesterday that as of Tuesday, there were 10,467,961 voters registered with the NEC for the upcoming commune election. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50950392/nearly-ten-and-a-half-million-voters-registered-for-commune-elections/

NEC announces first day of 2021 voter list registration

The National Election Committee announced that the first day of voter list are in motion and will be taking place at commune and Sangkat halls throughout the country. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50950943/nec-announces-first-day-of-2021-voter-list-registration/

NEC calls on Cambodian citizens to check their names on voter list

The National Election Committee (NEC) called on all Cambodians who registered to vote to review the 2021 voter list. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50949609/nec-calls-on-cambodian-citizens-to-check-their-names-on-voter-list/

Six new communes and 50 new seats for 2022 elections

The number of communes and seats available for commune council members to be elected for the fifth mandate elections in 2022 has increased over the fourth mandate elections held in 2017. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/vaccinations-continue-eight-capital-referral-hospitals

CPP adopts strategies for commune polls campaign

Deputy Prime Minister Men Sam An, a member of the Standing Committee of the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), said that the CPP adopted five measures for activists of the party to implement during the upcoming Commune Election campaign.   ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/934474/cpp-adopts-strategies-for-commune-polls-campaign/

NEC introduces spokesmen ahead of elections

The National Election Committee (NEC) has announced the creation of a spokesperson team to communicate with the public and local and International news agencies as it prepares to hold the communes and general elections in 2022 and 2023, respectively. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-introduces-spokesmen-ahead-elections

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