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NEC registers over 30,000 new voters

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People search for their name on the voter list in O’Russey I commune of Phnom Penh’s Prampi Makara district on Tuesday. Heng Chivoan

NEC registers over 30,000 new voters

The National Election Committee (NEC) said that in the first three days of voter list verification and registration that commenced on October 12, more than 30,000 new voters have been registered.

In a preliminary report released on October 14, it said that besides the 34,944 new voters, 8,001 people have made corrections to their names while 10,157 have relocated to other communes.

It noted the names of 20,204 people that will be deleted from the voter list and called on them to file a complaint if their names are wrongfully removed.

The voter list review and new registration will run through November 30. Voters are encouraged to check and verify their name during this period.

It called on people aged 18 and over or those who were born before June 6, 2004, and those who had missed previous elections to register for the coming commune council and national elections in 2022 and 2023 respectively.

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