Senior Military Commanders Switched Voter Registration Ahead of Poll

A VOA Khmer investigation in April found evidence of large-scale troop movements in late 2017 from the highly militarized provinces of Oddar Meanchey and Preah Vihear to Siem Reap province.

Three high-ranking Royal Cambodian Armed Forces (RCAF) commanders stationed along the country’s northwestern border switched their voter registration to the more tightly contested Siem Reap province ahead of the July 29 election, according to electoral data obtained by VOA Khmer.

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