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Elections

Chan confirmed as new NEC chairman by National Assembly

King Norodom Sihamoni has issued a Royal Decree appointing Prach Chan as the chairman of the National Election Committee (NEC). ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50880675/chan-confirmed-as-new-nec-chairman-by-national-assembly/

CPP nominates Prach Chan as chairman of electoral commission

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) nominated Prach Chan, head of the National Assembly’s (NA) First Commission, as the new chairman of the National Election Committee (NEC). The nomination will now be forwarded to the NA Plenary session for a vote of confidence. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/cpp-nominates-prach-chan-chairman-electoral-commission

Local authorities told to verify voter lists as elections approach

The National Election Committee (NEC) and the Ministry of Interior have advised capital and provincial authorities to review their voter lists and voting registrations.​   ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/local-authorities-told-verify-voter-lists-elections-approach

Three parties field candidates for Bokor town council election

The National Election Committee (NEC) has officially accepted the registration of three political parties along with candidates to run in the Bokor municipal council election in Kampot province. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/three-parties-field-candidates-bokor-town-council-election

NEC pilot elections on May 23 employ tech to test system’s accuracy

The National Election Committee (NEC) plans to hold a pilot election on May 23 to test the accuracy of registered political parties, candidate and voter lists, and vote counting using information technology. The election is in preparation for the upcoming commune and national elections set ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/nec-pilot-elections-may-23-employ-tech-test-systems-accuracy

Voter list ‘must be distributed to all political parties’

The list of registered voters must be distributed to all political parties, irrespective of whether they are recognised or not, as it a mandatory requirement for them to check it during an election.   ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50799654/voter-list-must-be-distributed-to-all-political-parties/

NEC’s voter list decision upheld

The Constitutional Council of Cambodia (CCC) has upheld the decision by the National Election Committee (NEC) in relation to complaints about names deleted from the voter registration list, filed by the League for Democracy Party (LDP). ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/necs-voter-list-decision-upheld

NEC allows NGO to audit 2020 voter list

The National Election Committee (NEC) has decided to allow the Committee for Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia (COMFREL) to continue auditing the 2020 voter list to help improve its quality and accuracy. The results of this process will be posted on December 31. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/nec-allows-ngo-audit-2020-voter-list

NEC to test online election system next year

Cambodia will test run an online election process early next year to evaluate the effectiveness of such a system for the Kingdom. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50790003/nec-to-test-online-election-system-next-year/

More than 2,000 voter registration observers approved by NEC

More than 2,000 national observers have been approved by the National Election Committee (NEC) to observe the 2020 voter list and voter registration process. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50785510/more-than-2000-voter-registration-observers-approved-by-nec/

NEC release voter list to public for transparency

The National Election Committee (NEC) has announced it will post an initial voter list to allow users to check if they are registered. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50783488/nec-release-voter-list-to-public-for-transparency/

NEC plans to offer online registration

The National Election Committee (NEC) has a tentative plan to register political parties and candidates online next year to bolster trust in Cambodian elections and the country’s information technology system. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-plans-offer-online-registration

NEC plans to offer online registration

The National Election Committee (NEC) has a tentative plan to register political parties and candidates online next year to bolster trust in Cambodian elections and the country’s information technology system. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-plans-offer-online-registration

More than 250,000 new voters registered

The National Election Committee (NEC) has seen an increase in new voters registering this year in comparison to last year.   ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50774600/more-than-250000-new-voters-registered/

NEC bans voter registration interference

The National Election Committee (NEC) issued a statement on Saturday warning of punishment against those who express offensive comments which affect voter registration. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50769632/nec-bans-voter-registration-interference/

NEC expects to register over 300,000 new voters in 2020 list

The National Election Committee (NEC) has estimated there will be over 300,000 new registrants, and 123,251 names removed from its voter list this year. ...

Kuch Nithatevy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50765618/nec-expects-to-register-over-300000-new-voters-in-2020-list/

Voter’s registration to open from October 1 to 19

The National Election Committee will hold voter registration from October 1 to 19 in preparation for the 2022 commune and 2023 national elections. ...

Va Sonyka
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50745456/voters-registration-to-open-from-october-1-to-19/

Group calls for oversees voting

The National Election Committee (NEC) met with the Committee for Free and Fair Elections in Cambodia (Comfrel) to discuss the audit of the 2019 voter list. While Comfrel presented evidence of name repetition on the voter list, it confirmed the list was almost 100 per ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/group-calls-oversees-voting

CPP sets goals for this year

The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) on Saturday held its 42nd congress at the Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Centre in the capital to review its achievements for last year and set this year’s targets. Presided by Prime Minister Hun Sen, who is also CPP president, ...

Mech Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/cpp-sets-goals-year

Cambodian court under fire from opposition, NGOs on second day of Kem Sokha trial

A court in Cambodia held the second day of hearings in the treason trial of opposition leader Kem Sokha on Thursday, as the defendant’s party decried what it called a “political show” orchestrated by the government and authorities came under fire for refusing observers access ...

Joshua Lipes
https://www.rfa.org/english/news/cambodia/fire-01162020171920.html

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