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

NEC seeks Japan’s help on election education

The National Election Committee has requested the Japanese government to send experts to teach Cambodian officials on ways to educate the public on the importance of participating in democratic elections both at the national and subnational levels. Sik Bun Hok, NEC president, made the request to ...

Khuon Narim

New appointments at the NEC following shake-up

National Election Committee (NEC) chairman Sik Bun Hok instructed his officials to uphold the law following a shake-up of department leaders and secretariat heads within the electoral body on Wednesday. Bun Hok said at the ceremony in which the newly appointed department directors and secretariat ...

Voun Dara

Landslide for CPP in polls

The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) won 4,034 of 4,114 seats in this year’s third mandate municipal, provincial, town and district council elections, while the other six parties received limited support. The National Election Committee (NEC) on Saturday released the formal results of the elections, showing ...

Khorn Savi

NEC: CPP expected to win polls

The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) received a landslide victory in elections to elect capital, provincial, town and district councillors on Sunday, National Election Commission (NEC) secretary-general Tep Nytha said. ...

Long Kimmarita

More than a dozen institutions set to observe upcoming elections

The National Election Committee yesterday said 19 national institutions will participate in monitoring Sunday’s municipal, provincial and district council elections. NEC spokesman Dim Sovannarom said all-in-all, the 19 institutions consist of 1,010 observers from groups such as the Union of Youth Federations in Cambodia and ...

Three parties to kick off campaigns this weekend

The National Election Committee yesterday said that three out of seven political parties registered for the sub-national elections will kick off their campaigns on the main streets in Phnom Penh over the weekend. In a statement, the NEC noted that the ruling Cambodian People’s Party ...

Taing Vida

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

CPP members urged to prepare for election

With a sub-national election approaching, the ruling CPP has called on its members to work hand-in-hand to promote its platforms. In a letter dated Friday and released to the public yesterday, CPP vice president and Senate president Say Chhum asked the party committee to have ...

Ben Sokhean

NEC releases council candidates

The National Election Committee (NEC) issued a press release on Wednesday on the candidates who are to take part in the third-mandate council elections in May. It showed there are a total of 559 candidates for capital and provincial councils and 3,555 for district councils. ...

Voun Dara

Number of municipal and provincial council members up in 3rd mandate

The number of district, town, provincial and municipal council members will increase to 819 when elections are called for their third mandate on May 26, said a sub-decree issued on January 25 and received by The Post on Sunday. ...

Mech Dara

Thousands must still register to vote: NEC

The National Election Committee yesterday said that more than 8.5 million people have been officially registered on the 2018 voter list. According to an NEC press release, there were 195,385 new voters registered in 2018, while 56,941 people were removed from the voter list. ...

Pech Sotheary

NEC begins updating voter list

The National Election Committee yesterday commenced the 18-day voter registration period to update the country’s voter list. Nuth Sokhom, an NEC official, said during a meeting at the NEC headquarters that the election body will carry out its voter registration from October 1 to 18 ...

Khuon Narim

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

MPs resign to retain posts

Newly-elected CPP lawmakers, who held positions in the government, officially resigned yesterday from the National Assembly in order to keep their government posts. In a five-page document submitted by the CPP to the National Election Committee yesterday, 38 lawmakers with senior minister, minister and secretary ...

Taing Vida

Observer registration opens for voter list

The National Election Committee yesterday said that local and international observers have until the end of December to register their credentials with the NEC in order to monitor the registration of new voters this year. ...

Ven Rathavong

Adhoc 5 key witnesses absent

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Monday postponed the hearing of five human rights activists dubbed the “Adhoc 5” due to the absence of key witnesses. Four officials from rights group Adhoc – Nay Vanda, Ny Sokha, Yi Soksan and Lim Mony, and Ny Chakrya, ...

Kim Sarom

CPP hails parliament sweep

After winning all 125 seats in the National Assembly, senior officers of the Cambodian People’s Party on Thursday defended their victory by taking to international and local media to call out countries that condemned the election. They also criticised members of a former opposition party. ...

Ben Sokhean

Final poll results confirm first single-party Assembly

In an unprecedented situation in Cambodian politics, the official results of the July 29 national elections have declared that the Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) will take all 125 seats in the National Assembly on the back of it receiving 76 per cent of the votes. ...

Ben Sokhean

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