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No extensions for registration deadlines, list review for vote

A senior National Election Committee (NEC) official said there would be no extensions to voter registration or the voter list review. Anyone who failed to register before the upcoming December 8 deadline would be unable to participate in next year’s national election. ...

Neang Sokunthea
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/no-extensions-registration-deadlines-list-review-vote

District authorities remind residents age 15 and up to apply for National ID cards

Koh Kong province’s Sre Ambel district administration informed the chiefs of all six communes in the district to encourage residents who have reached 15 years of age or older to apply for Cambodian National Identification cards and remind those whose ID cards are about to ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/district-authorities-remind-residents-age-15-and-apply-national-id-cards

NEC: Registration of new voters on track for next year

A report from the National Election Committee (NEC) shows that from the opening of voter registration until November 9, there were 303,691 new registered voters. This number indicates that more than 100,000 people who have become eligible to register have not yet registered. ...

Yuth Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-registration-new-voters-track-next-year

Observers signing up for national elections

As of November 7, the National Election Committee (NEC) had registered a total of 2,661 national observers from six NGOs and associations who had applied to observe next year’s general election. ...

Ry Sochan and Chea Sokny
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/observers-signing-national-elections

Over 282k new voters registered for National Election

The National Election Committee said today that more than 282,000 additional people have registered to cast their ballot for next year’s National Election. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501181552/over-282k-new-voters-registered-for-national-election/

CPP welcomes 2,000 new members ahead of 2023 nat’l election

A Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) official said at least 2,000 people from Candlelight (CP), currently the country’s second-largest party, have joined the ruling CPP, just days after the latter was warned of supposed links to former opposition leader Sam Rainsy. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cpp-welcomes-2000-new-members-ahead-2023-natl-election

2022 voter verification and registration being conducted smoothly

The National Election Committee (NEC) has been conducting the verification and registration of voters for the year 2022 at the communes/Sangkat across the country. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501173604/2022-voter-verification-and-registration-being-conducted-smoothly/

First two days of voter registration nets over 30K new voters

The National Election Committee (NEC) confirmed that in the first two days of new registration on October 20-21 for next year’s national election, more than 30,000 new voters had registered, while nearly 6,000 people have been de-listed. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/first-two-days-voter-registration-nets-over-30k-new-voters

People urged to register to vote in the national election

Political parties must encourage their members and Cambodians over the age of 18 to register to vote. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501172124/people-urged-to-register-to-vote-in-the-national-election/

NEC vows violence-free National Election 2023

The National Election Committee (NEC) said it will cooperate closely with the Ministries of Interior and Defence to strengthen security, social safety and public order for the upcoming National Election. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501169889/nec-vows-violence-free-national-election-2023/

‘Parties free to operate without discrimination’

Political parties that have registered with the Ministry of Interior have the right to operate freely and without discrimination, a senior official said, though some parties and civil society organisations remain concerned about practices that could give some an unfair competitive advantage. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/parties-free-operate-without-discrimination

PM reminds public to update voter registrations, check list

Prime Minister Hun Sen said he will update his voter registration documents ahead of next year’s national election, while also calling on those who had not registered and those who need to update their voter list information to do so as soon as possible. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-reminds-public-update-voter-registrations-check-list

NEC chair asks voters to check list

National Election Committee (NEC) chairman Prach Chan, in a video clip on the NEC’s official YouTube channel, has called on everyone eligible to ensure they are able to vote in next year’s national election. ...

Samban Chandara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-chair-asks-voters-check-list

NEC chair asks voters to check list

National Election Committee (NEC) chairman Prach Chan, in a video clip on the NEC’s official YouTube channel, has called on everyone eligible to ensure they are able to vote in next year’s national election. Verifying details and registering for this year’s voter list can at done ...

Samban Chandara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-chair-asks-voters-check-list

NEC updates voter list for National Election

After updating the voter list for the 2023 National Election, the National Election Committee (NEC) has erased 104,956 names from the 2022 voter list, while new registrations on the list are estimated at 409,056 ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501161091/nec-updates-voter-list-for-national-election/

NEC begins voter list check for 2022

The National Election Committee (NEC) began distributing invitations to the more than nine million people on the 2021 official voter list on September 20. From October 20, they will have one month to make sure their details are correct so they can participate in next ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-begins-voter-list-check-2022

KNUP eyes third place in National Election

Khmer National United Party (KNUP) led by former military general Nhek Bun Chhay is eyeing third place in the National Assembly (NA) after Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) and Candlelight Party (CP) in the upcoming 2023 National Election and will use that position to address the ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501155418/knup-eyes-third-place-in-national-election/

NEC unveils 2023 National Election calendar

The National Election Committee (NEC) unveiled calendar for the upcoming National Election 2023 yesterday. ...

Tith Kongnov
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501154592/nec-unveils-2023-national-election-calendar/

Four parties’ requests for improved political atmosphere reviewed

The Ministry of Interior is reviewing a seven-point proposal made by four political parties – Candlelight (CP), Khmer Will (KWP), Cambodia Reform (CRP) and Grassroots Democratic (GDP) – for authorities to create a favourable atmosphere in the lead-up to elections. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/four-parties-requests-improved-political-atmosphere-reviewed

NEC to recruit voter registration officials on short-term contract

The National Election Committee (NEC) announced the recruitment of 3,300 election registration officials as short-contract employees to serve in communes in the capital and province. Each commune needs one voter registration clerk and one computer operator. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-recruit-voter-registration-officials-short-term-contract

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