NEC: Nearly 20,000 New Eligible Voters Registered in Three Days

National Election Committee has registered 18,513 new eligible voters for the first three days of the happening registration campaign, according to its press release issued today.

The number, it added, derived from 1,646 communes/Sangkat's across Cambodia.

Meanwhile, 2,146 names have been deleted from the list and 198 others have been corrected, it pointed out.

The committee launched the 18-day registration for new eligible voters on Oct. 1, with calculation that at least there are 489,963 Cambodians reaching voting age by the registration period.

With the new figure, the number of Cambodian qualified voters could increase to 9,908,243.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press