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NEC: Seven parties registered for council elections

Seven parties have registered to take part in the 3rd Mandate Council Elections after the March 7-11 registration period concluded on Monday, the NEC has announced. NEC spokesman Hang Puthea told The Post on Monday that the seven parties registered to participate are the ruling ...

NEC to start party, candidate registrations for elections

The National Election Committee (NEC) is to start accepting regist-rations for political parties and candidates from March 7-11 in preparation for the upcoming municipal, provincial, town, district and commune council elections on Sunday, May 26. NEC spokesman Hang Puthea told The Post on Wednesday that ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-start-party-candidate-registrations-elections

NEC set to update new voter registration list

The National Election Committee (NEC) is to update its new voter registration list and include more than 40,0000 new voters. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-set-update-new-voter-registration-list

LDP files over 1,000 poll complaints

As many as 2,206 complaints have been filed with the National Election Committee (NEC) over Sunday’s poll, 2,175 of which come from the League for Democracy Party (LDP), according to NEC spokesman Hang Puthea. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ldp-files-over-1000-poll-complaints

Three nations ‘disappointed’ with elections

The United States, Australia and Canada have expressed their “profound disappointment” in the Cambodian national elections. The US said it will consider “additional steps”. But the head of the National Election Committee (NEC) hit back, deeming such statements as analysis from those “wearing black-lensed glasses”. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/three-nations-disappointed-elections

Number of international observers poised to hit record: NEC

A National Election Committee (NEC) official on Monday said the number of international observers signed up to monitor the July 29 polls is steadily increasing. NEC member and spokesman Hang Puthea told The Post that 155 international observers have been officially approved, while another 115 ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/number-international-observers-poised-hit-record-nec

NEC gets cyber training amid hack rumours

Government anti-cybercrime officials recently trained National Election Committee (NEC) officials on email security, amid attempts by Chinese hackers to target institutions in the Kingdom ahead of the July 29 national elections. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-gets-cyber-training-amid-hack-rumours

Monitor numbers to double from ’13

With the Wednesday deadline imminent, the National Election Committee (NEC) expects close to 80,000 Cambodians will have registered to observe the July 29 national elections – twice the number who served in the role in 2013. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/monitor-numbers-double-13

Japan provides more than $7 million in aid to NEC

The Japanese government has provided more than $7 million in aid to the National Election Committee (NEC), including the cost of 11,000 ballot boxes and 40 pickup trucks, it said on Saturday. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/japan-provides-more-7-million-aid-nec

Minor parties left out of election monitoring process

The National Election Committee (NEC) said on Wednesday that 50,000 party-affiliated election observers had signed up to monitor the July 29 national polls, even as many opposition parties announced they would not send any due to lack of resources NEC member and spokesman Hang Puthea ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/minor-parties-left-out-election-monitoring-process

The NEC chides PEC on monitors

The National Election Committee (NEC) has rapped the Provincial Election Committee (PEC) for going against the Election Law to allow a polls watchdog to send volunteers to monitor the political situation during the election period. But a Committee for Free and Fair Elections (Comfrel) official ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-chides-pec-monitors

Workers to get three days off for polls

The Ministry of Labour instructed factories and enterprises in the Kingdom to give workers three days off in order to cast their ballots in the July 29 national elections, stating that salaries and bonuses should remain unaffected. The move raised eyebrows with a former opposition ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/workers-get-three-days-polls

No complaints filed during election registration

A spokesman for the National Election Committee yesterday said that none of the 20 parties set to contest the national election in July filed any complaints to the Constitutional Council during the registration process. ...

Mom Sophon
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50496530/no-complaints-filed-during-election-registration/

NGOs lay out plans for election

A coalition of watchdogs and other civil society groups yesterday announced their intention to form a “situation room” for the 2017 commune elections in order to monitor the voting process for irregularities. ...

Lay Samean
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ngos-lay-out-plans-election

PM pushes voter registration amid claims of inaction

The National Election Committee (NEC) and all political parties should urge citizens – including those overseas – to register to vote, Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday, even as a prominent opposition lawmaker accused the government of offering “nothing” to enfranchise Cambodia’s thousands of migrant workers. ...

Mech Dara, Bun Sengkong and Cristina Maza
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-pushes-voter-registration-amid-claims-inaction

CNRP pegs 424 voter names as ‘suspicious’

The Cambodia National Rescue Party plans to ask the National Election Committee to investigate the citizenship status of more than 400 people who have recently logged their names in the new digital voter lists. ...

Bun Sengkong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cnrp-pegs-424-voter-names-suspicious

Voter registration ahead of schedule: NEC

With almost 2 million voters registered so far, the National Election Committee yesterday declared its roll-out of new digital voter lists to be ahead of schedule, though efforts to organise “free and fair” elections continued to be undermined by the persecution of opposition politicians, an ...

Bun Sengkong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/voter-registration-ahead-schedule-nec

Unions seek paid leave for registration journey

The Labour Ministry, if ordered by the National Election Committee, will request employers to grant workers time off to enrol to vote in their native communes, according to an official. ...

Bun Sengkong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/unions-seek-paid-leave-registration-journey

ERA raises concerns for voter registration

A recent military show of force and a politically motivated road blockade may have had the effect of deterring eligible voters from registering, the Electoral Reform Alliance (ERA) has said. In a statement released on Tuesday evening, the ERA, a coalition of NGOs in Cambodia, urged ...

Bun Sengkong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/era-raises-concerns-voter-registration

NEC tells migrants to come home and vote

Though it has refused calls to open new channels for migrant workers to vote in upcoming elections, the National Election Committee (NEC) has sent a letter to all Cambodian embassies appealing for citizens living abroad to return home to register for next year’s polls. But as ...

Kuch Naren and Janelle Retka
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/nec-tells-migrants-come-home-vote-117182/

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