The National Election Committee (NEC) has confirmed that the first nine days of the two-week campaign for the 5th mandate Commune/Sangkat Council Election had been conducted with security, safety, good order and without neither violence nor intimidation.
According to NEC, the campaign activities included procession, gathering, propaganda at party offices, leaflet distribution, and so on.
NEC attributed the smooth process of the election campaign to the good cooperation between local authorities, NEC at all levels and political parties.
The election campaign takes place from May 21 to June 3 while the election day will fall on June 5, 2022.
There are in total 86,092 candidacies, 27,813 of them are female, nominated by the 17 registered political parties to race for the 1,652 Communes/Sangkat in Cambodia.
The official voter list shows that Cambodia has in total 9,205,681 eligible voters, of them 4,904,832 are women.
The figure represents 87.94 percent of the total population aged 18 years up, who will go to vote at 23,602 designated polling stations across the country.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press