4th Council Election to be Held in May

The 4th Capital, Provincial, Municipal, District and Khan Council Election will take place on Sunday, May 26, 2024. The update was shared by H.E. Chi Chamnan, Vice President of the National Election Committee (NEC), in a dissemination meeting with stakeholders in Phnom Penh on Jan. 31. H.E. Chi Chamnan called on political parties, concerned authorities, and stakeholders to exercise their respective roles and duties to ensure a smooth and successful election. The council election is a proportional, non-universal election in which members of the commune and Sangkat councils are voters for two councils, including the capital, provincial council; and municipal, district, and Khan council. There are 1,652 communes and 209 municipalities, districts, and khans for the election, he added. There are in total 11,622 voters who are members of the commune and Sangkat council, and there are 559 seats for members of the capital and provincial council and 3,641 seats for municipal, district, and khan council. Source : Agence Kampuchea Presse