National election is free and fair, CNP says

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Cambodian Nationality Party during their final campaign in Phnom Penh. Supplied

The Cambodian Nationality Party said today that the Sunday’s election was conducted freely and fairly without any violence and intimidation.

In the statement, Seng Sokheng, president of the Cambodian National Party, said that his party noticed the national election on Sunday went smoothly without any disruption and violence.

“There is no intimidation and it is free, fair, transparent, and acceptable. It is much better than the previous election,” the statement said.

Yang Saing Koma, president of Grassroots Democratic Party, posted message on his Facebook saying that although the GDP won no seat, it gained supports from local villagers, especially building grassroots democracy.

“We will continue to work with more Khmer youths and local people to grow basic democratic seeds. We continue to try our best for the sake of political freedom,” Mr Saing Koma said.

The National Election Committee yesterday said that the national election was a resounding success, with 82.17 percent of registered voters turning out to cast ballots to elect the 125-seat National Assembly.

As of press time yesterday evening, unofficial results showed that the CPP won more than 110 seats in the National Assembly, while Funcinpec and the LDP were the only other two parties to secure those remaining.

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