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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

Voter registration numbers expected to triple this year

The National Election Committee (NEC) expected 1.6 million newly registered voters in 2021, compared to just over 500,000 new registrations last year, according to its spokesman Som Sorida. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/voter-registration-numbers-expected-triple-year

NEC to start registering polls observers next week

The National Election Committee (NEC) announced yesterday that registration of national and international observers for the upcoming commune election will start from September 12 to February2. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50931075/nec-to-start-registering-polls-observers-next-week/

Six new communes carved out ahead of 2022 elections

The government has announced the formation of six new communes in the provinces of Banteay Meanchey, Kampong Speu, Battambang, Kampong Chhnang and Kratie ahead of the commune council elections set for 2022.​ ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/six-new-communes-carved-out-ahead-2022-elections

1,652 communes to be contested for councillor seats in 2022

There will be 1,652 communes to be contested for the council election under the 5th mandate in the sub-decree dated August 26 and signed by Prime Minister Hun Sen. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50927645/1652-communes-to-be-contested-for-councillor-seats-in-2022/

NEC dismisses claims of unfair elections

The National Election Committee (NEC) has dismissed criticism by civil society organisations reported by local media on Monday. ...

Yin Soeum
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50908070/nec-dismisses-claims-of-unfair-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/

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