The party of the Cambodian prime minister, Hun Sen, declared victory on Sunday in stage-managed parliamentary elections that prepared the way for the first change in leadership since he took office nearly four decades ago.
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Although the official results will not be confirmed until Monday, the suppression of all meaningful opposition — often by violence — meant that Mr. Hun Sen’s party was always a virtual lock to sweep the election.
Sok Eysan, a spokesman for the Cambodian People’s Party of Mr. Hun Sen, said on Sunday that it had “won in a landslide.”