The first official election results released by the National Election Committee (NEC) were released Monday morning and were nearly identical to unofficial results released by the NEC in the days following the election, showing a clear CPP victory in the July 28 poll. The official preliminary results showed a slight increase in the total number of votes for the opposition CNRP and for the ruling CPP. According to the NEC, the CPP received 3,235,969 votes nationwide, while the CNRP received 2,946,176 votes.* The opposition party won the majority of seats in the country’s four largest constituencies of Kompong Cham,
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