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2007 commune election results versus 2002

CPP vs. SRP

Communes won by party (out of a total of 1,621 communes):

CPP: 1,591 (98.2%) versus 1598 (-0.4%)

SRP: 28 (1.7%) versus 13 (+115.4%)

Popular votes collected by the party:

CPP: 3.11 million (61.1 %) versus 2.67 million (+16.5%)

SRP: 1.3 million (25.5 %) versus 0.73 million (+77.6%)

2007 voter turnout 65.4 %; 87.5% in 2002.

Commune councilor positions:

CPP: 7,988 (70.6 %) versus 7703 (+3.7%)

SRP: 2,671 (23.2 %) versus 1346 (+98.4%)

Communes with party representation:

CPP: 1621 (100% coverage) same as 2002.

SRP: 1379 (85.1% coverage) versus 914 (+50.9%)

In most of Cambodia's communes SRP is now the only opposition party to the ruling

CPP.

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