ElectionGudie

July 28, 2013 Held

6,627,159
Voted
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Kingdom of Cambodia

Election for Radhsphea Ney Preah Recheanachakr Kampuchea (National Assembly)

Results

68%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:6,627,159
Valid Votes:6,627,159
Invalid Votes:0

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Cambodian People's Party 68 - 3,235,969

48.83%

Cambodian National Rescue Party 55 - 2,946,176

44.46%

FUNCINPEC - - 242,413

3.66%

League for Democracy Party - - 68,389

1.03%

Khmer Anti-Poverty Party - - 43,222

0.65%

Cambodian Nationality Party - - 38,123

0.58%

Khmer Economic Development Party - - 33,715

0.51%

Republican Democracy Party - - 19,152

0.29%

Seat Shares:

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 123 seats in the National Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: King Norodom SIHANOUK
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister HUN SEN
  • Assembly: Cambodia has a bicameral Parliament consisting of the Senate with 61 seats and the National Assembly with 123 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The King is hereditary N/A.
  • In the Senate, 57 members are elected by members of the National Assembly and local Commune councilors to serve 6-year terms, 2 members are elected by the National Assembly to serve 6-year terms and 2 members are appointed by the monarch to serve 6-year terms. In the National Assembly 123 members are elected by universal adult suffrage to serve 5-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Cambodian People's Party (CPP)
    Leader: HUN Sen and CHEA Sim
    Seats won in last National Assembly election: 90
  • Alliance: Cambodian National Rescue Party (CNRP)**
    Leader: SAM Rainsy and KEM Sokha
    Seats won in last National Assembly election: 29
  • Party: FUNCINPEC***
    Leader: NORODOM Arun Reaksmey
    Seats won in last National Assembly election: 2
  • Party: Cambodian Nationality Party
    Leader: SENG Sokheng
    Seats won in last National Assembly election: N/A
  • Party: Republican Democracy Party
    Leader: SOVANN Panchakseila
    Seats won in last National Assembly election: N/A
  • Party: Khmer Anti-Poverty Party
    Leader: KRAVANH Daran
    Seats won in last National Assembly election: N/A
  • Party: Khmer Economic Development Party
    Leader: HUON Chamroeun
    Seats won in last National Assembly election: N/A
  • Party: League for Democracy Party
    Leader: KHEM Veasna
    Seats won in last National Assembly election: N/A

** Electoral alliance between Sam Rainsy Party and Human Rights Party. 26 seats won by Sam Rainsy party in previous election; 3 seats won by Human Rights party in previous election.
*** Allied with CPP

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 15,205,539 (July 2013 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 9,675,453 (May 2013 est.)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population:7,726,287 (2013)

·         Is Cambodia a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 October 1980)

·         Has Cambodia ratified CEDAW: Yes, accession (15 October 1992)

·         Gender Quota: No

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 25 (National Assembly) (following elections in 2013)

·         Human Development Index Position: 143

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Low

Disability Data:

·         Is Cambodia a signatory to CRPD: Yes (1 October 2007)

·         Has Cambodia ratified CRPD: Yes (20 December 2012)

·         Population with a disability: 2,280,830 (est.)