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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’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/

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/

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

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50648902/nec-seeks-japans-help-on-election-education/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-appointments-nec-following-shake

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/landslide-cpp-polls

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/nec-cpp-expected-win-polls

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 ...

https://bit.ly/2VUa5Eu
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50606921/more-than-a-dozen-institutions-set-to-observe-upcoming-elections/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50604684/three-parties-to-kick-off-campaigns-this-weekend/

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

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50583503/cpp-members-urged-to-prepare-for-election/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nec-releases-council-candidates

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/number-municipal-and-provincial-council-members-3rd-mandate

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50564716/thousands-must-still-register-to-vote-nec/

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