Local council elections kick off in Cambodia

Phnom Penh – The third mandate municipal, provincial, town and district council elections kicked off in Cambodia on Sunday after an eight-day campaign, said Dim Sovannarom, a spokesman for the National Election Committee (NEC).

“A total of 203 polling stations across the country opened their doors at 7:00 a.m. local time and are due to close at 3:00 p.m.,” he told Xinhua.

The non-universal elections will be voted by 11,572 sitting commune chiefs and councilors-typically along party lines-for 4,114 municipal, provincial, town and district councilors.

In full: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-05/26/c_138090641.htm

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