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CAMBODIA
Senate
LAST ELECTIONS

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Parliament name Parliament
Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name Senate
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Radhsphea Ney Preah Recheanachakr Kampuchea / National Assembly
BACKGROUND
Dates of election / renewal (from/to) 29 January 2012
Purpose of elections Elections were held for 57 members of the Senate indirectly elected by Commune/Sangkat Councillors.
N/A (Indirect elections)
STATISTICS
Voter turnout
Round no 129 January 2012
Number of registered electors
Voters
Blank or invalid ballot papers
Valid votes
11'470
11'412 (99.49%)
29
11'383
Notes Non universal suffrage:
11,351 commune councillors and 119 members of the National Assembly were eligible voters.
Distribution of votes
Round no 1
Political Group Candidates Votes %
Cambodian People's Party (CPP) 8'880 78.01
Sam Rainsy Party (SRP) 2'503 21.99
Distribution of seats
Round no 1
Political Group Total Number of women
Cambodian People's Party (CPP) 46
Sam Rainsy Party (SRP) 11
Distribution of seats according to sex
Men
Women
Percent of women
52
9
14.75%
Distribution of seats according to age
Distribution of seats according to profession
Comments
As at 14 November 2012, there were nine women out of the full 61 members.
- Eight women were indirectly elected;
- one woman was nominated by the National Assembly while no women were appointed by the King.

Sources:
Senate (02.03.2012, 26.03.2012, 14.11.2012)
http://www.necelect.org.kh

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