The Constitutional Council on Wednesday upheld the decision by the National Election Committee (NEC) to reject a complaint filed by the opposition CNRP regarding alleged voting irregularities in Battambang province. Battambang marks the 13th rejection out of 15 provinces and municipalities that the CNRP has lodged complaints for, with the Council on Tuesday saying that the opposition had provided little evidence to support its claims of flawed voting on July 28. “The Constitutional Council has upheld the [NEC’s] decision on August 16 and considers the [Battambang] case now closed,” Council President Ek Sam Ol said emphatically as he
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