Cambodia announces final official result of general election

September 3, 2008 at 1:44 am Leave a comment

PHNOM PENH, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) — Cambodia’s National Election Committee (NEC) Tuesday announced the final official result of the4th mandate election of members of the National Assembly.

NEC Secretary General Tep Nytha declared the official results from province to province on national television and radio.

According to the final icial results, the Cambodian People’s Party(CPP) won 90 seats, the Sam Rainsy Party (SRP) 26, the Human Rights Party (HRP) 2, the Funcinpec Party 2, and the Norodom Ranariddh Party (NRP) 2 seats.

Tep Nytha said that the oldest Member of Parliament is Chea Sut from CPP, who was born in 1928.

Altogether 11 political parties had run for the July 27 election this year. A total of 8,125,529 voters were registered to vote at 15,255 polling stations nationwide and 17,000 local and international observers watched the polling process, according to NEC figures.

The voter turnout rate this year was only 75 percent, lower than 83 percent in 2003, 94 percent in 1998 and 90 percent in 1993,said NEC. 

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