The Cambodian People's Party apparent election sweep will
not likely be contested by a second round of voting, despite calls from the
opposition party and others that the election was tainted, an election official
"There is not a possibility of having a re-vote unless
you have particular evidence to prove irregularities," Heu Rong, head of
the National Election Committee's operations department, said, as a guest on
Four main parties have alleged irregularities in nearly
every province, including the omission of thousands of voter names from
registries, intimidation and vote-rigging.
"Voters' names were deleted, and names were missing from
the list," said Mar Sophal, monitoring chief for the Committee for Free
and Fair Elections. "Right now we can't evaluate the election process.
We'll wait and see if the NEC tackles the issues, such as complaints from
Heu Rong said the NEC was investigating the allegations, but
they had not received official complaints yet at the national level. Some
complaints may still be held at the commune or provincial levels, he added.