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Election Ink trial a success

The ink which will be used in the coming commune council elections is of good quality, announced the National Election Committee (NEC), following testing by 17 representatives from civil society organisations and political parties on May 13. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/election-ink-trial-success

Ballot papers nearly ready ahead of commune elections

The National Election Committee (NEC) on May 6 announced that they have nearly finished printing the ballot papers for the coming June 5 Commune Council Elections, with the papers for just three provinces remaining to be printed. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ballot-papers-nearly-ready-ahead-commune-elections

Ahead of election campaign, CPP cash and gifts to members starts to flow

Political parties that have registered to contest the June 5th commune council elections have begun introducing their candidates to supporters, with the ruling party dispersing gifts and cash to party members. ...

Khuon Narim and Kheang Sokmean
https://cambojanews.com/ahead-of-election-campaign-cpp-cash-and-gifts-to-members-starts-to-flow/

NEC prepares nearly 13 million ballot papers for Commune Election

The National Election Committee (NEC) announced on Friday that over 11.6 million ballot papers have been printed to add to an existing 1.2 ballots for the upcoming Commune Council Election on June 5. ...

Buth Reaksmey Kongkea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501070704/nec-prepares-nearly-13-million-ballot-papers-for-commune-election/

NEC explains procedures for voters without national ID card

The National Election Committee (NEC) has requested citizens who do not have a national ID card to apply for an election identification document at the Commune Election Commission in their locality. They should apply within the 30 day period of May 5 to June 3. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-explains-procedures-voters-without-national-id-card

NEC wrapping up elections training

The National Election Committee (NEC) provided a three-day training on “election, ballot counting and result declaration” on May 2-4 to officials of the municipal and provincial election commissions, representatives from political parties and NGOs. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-wrapping-elections-training

Sar Kheng to officials: Focus on security, order during June 5 commune vote

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng on April 29 told authorities and forces to focus on security and public order for all parties involved in the upcoming commune council elections, according to National Police. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-officials-focus-security-order-during-june-5-commune-vote

NEC appeals to parties to hold peaceful election campaign

The National Election Committee (NEC) has urged political parties to be tolerant, respectful and avoid violence during the upcoming election campaign.  ...

Soth Koemseoun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501056920/nec-appeals-to-parties-to-hold-peaceful-election-campaign/

Sar Kheng urges neutrality for all officers

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng instructed all members of the police force and civil servants to maintain their neutrality and protect all legal political activities and candidates of all political parties during the campaigning for the upcoming commune council election while emphasising that government officials ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sar-kheng-urges-neutrality-all-officers

NEC bans candidates illiterate in Khmer

The National Election Committee (NEC) has disqualified from the upcoming commune council election 20 Candlelight Party candidates who were discovered to be illiterate, according to a notice dated March 18. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/nec-bans-candidates-illiterate-khmer

Preah Sihanouk ‘not to be crime base’

Minister of Interior Sar Kheng has declared that Preah Sihanouk province must not develop a reputation for being a “crime base”, insisting that its image must be restored ahead of the Commune Council Election in order to regain the trust of foreign investors. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-sihanouk-not-be-crime-base

17 parties set for commune election

As of the final day of the registration period 82,786 candidates including 25,963 women had registered for the June 5 commune council elections, according to the National Election Committee (NEC).   ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/17-parties-set-commune-election

Polls battle lines drawn with over 82,000 candidates registered

The National Election Committee (NEC) has closed the three-day registration of candidates for the upcoming Commune Elections, confirming that there are more than 82,000 full-fledged candidates on the list. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501037414/polls-battle-lines-drawn-with-over-82000-candidates-registered/

Nearly 52K candidates logged for commune elections in first day

The National Election Committee (NEC) announced that it received 51,950 candidacy applications from 16 political parties for the fifth mandate commune council elections scheduled for June 5 – on just the first day of the March 4-6 registration period. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/nearly-52k-candidates-logged-commune-elections-first-day

NEC passes Form 1102 ‘hot potato’ to local officials

Amid repeated demand from some political parties to allow party agents at polling stations to take out copies of the election report, or “Form 1102”, as had been done in previous elections, the National Election Committee (NEC) said it will permit local committees to evaluate ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501034690/nec-passes-form-1102-hot-potato-to-local-officials/

Ex-CNRP’s Son Chhay joins Candlelight Party

A former senior opposition figure has joined the Candlelight Party (CP), formerly the Sam Rainsy Party (SRP), long after being granted political rehabilitation back in September 2020. CP officials said many former opposition officials had joined the party. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/ex-cnrps-son-chhay-joins-candlelight-party

NEC, Japan consult at vote seminar

The National Election Committee (NEC) and Japanese electoral consultants met on February 25 to share ideas on election preparation and education. ...

Nov Sivutha and Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-japan-consult-vote-seminar

NEC urges Cambodians abroad to return to vote

The National Election Committee (NEC) has urged migrant workers in Thailand who had their names on the voter list to return to the country to vote for the upcoming Commune Election after the NEC last week ruled out the request from some political parties to ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501032626/nec-urges-cambodians-abroad-to-return-to-vote/

Gov’t to spend more than $100m on Asean Summit and Commune Election

The government aims to spend up to $50 million to host the ASEAN Summit this year and another $70 million for the upcoming Commune Election process. The budget represents about 24% of the total 2022 budget expenditure plan. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501029186/govt-to-spend-more-than-100m-on-asean-summit-and-commune-election/

$43 million set for commune elections in June, NEC says

The National Election Committee (NEC) has prepared a budget of $43 million for the commune council elections scheduled for June 5, a decrease of almost 10 per cent from the 2017 elections.   ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/43-million-set-commune-elections-june-nec-says

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