Election Campaign Going On Smoothly

Happening campaign for the third Election of Capital, Provincial, Municipal, District and Khan Councils is going smoothly with ensured safety and order.

According to the National Election Committee (NEC), for yesterday alone, six political parties held the campaign to promote their political agenda in key areas here in Phnom Penh and at the provinces.

The six political parties are Khmer Will Party, Cambodian Nationality Party, Cambodian Youth Party, Cambodian People's Party, Khmer National United Party and FUNCINPEC.

In total, there are seven political parties registered for the race for the 559 seats at capital and provincial councils and 3,555 seats at municipal, district and Khan councils.

Lasting for eight days, the on-going campaign will run until May 24, and each participating political parties are allowed two marches or parades.

The third Election of Capital, Provincial, Municipal, District and Khan Councils will take place on May 26 at 228 polling stations across the nation, and only 11,572 commune/Sangkat councillors are eligible to vote.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press