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Cambodian communal elections, 2017

Communal elections were held in Cambodia on Sunday, 4 June 2017.

The National Election Committee (NEC) announced that some 7.8 million of 9.6 million eligible Cambodians were registered to cast their ballots. 94,595 candidates from 12 political parties contested the 11,572 commune council seats in 1,646 communes of Cambodia. Voter turnout was reported to be 89.52%. There were concerns surrounding some irregularities in the polling.

 

More information:

The National Election Committee https://www.necelect.org.kh/english/ 

The Cambodia Daily https://www.cambodiadaily.com/second2/post-elections-roundup-131006/

Al Jazeera http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/06/cambodia-election-local-poll-test-hun-sen-170604044135364.html

ABC News http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-05/cambodias-local-elections-offer-positive-results/8591166