The CPP could win 37 more commune councilor positions than it would have done before the creation of three new districts in Phnom Penh last year, and the opposition CNRP could gain 14, if the city’s 810 councilors vote along party lines in elections set for May. Last week, the government passed a sub-decree outlining the number of councilors to be elected in each of Phnom Penh’s 12 districts in the May ballot, including in the new districts of Chroy Changva, Chbar Ampov and Prek Pnov. According to the sub-decree, and assuming Phnom Penh’s commune councilors vote along
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