NEC Registers Nearly 200,000 New Eligible Voters

During the 18-day registration campaign, National Election Committee (NEC) registered 195,087 new eligible voters � about 40 percent of the total expected number.

The update has been shared in the recent meeting of the committee, specifying that 54,165 names were deleted from the list, 1,553 corrected and 26,160 others transferred.

As emphasised by NEC's spokesperson Mr. Dim Sovannarom in the update, during the October 1-18 registration, there were about 3,000 observers of the process.

The committee, he added, will release the preliminary update of voters' lists on Nov. 26, and the final version will be shared on Dec. 31.

According to the temporary figures, with newly registered voters, Cambodia has now in total 8,547,299 eligible voters.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press