Political parties filed 70 complaints against each other during the first official week of campaigning for the July 28 national election, the National Election Committee (NEC) announced Thursday. Speaking at a meeting at NEC headquarters in the Ministry of Interior, Kep Phalla from the legal service department told party representatives and election monitors that the number of threats had decreased since the last election in 2008. “Sixty-one complaints were filed to commune election officials, while the other nine complaints were sent to city and provincial election officials,” he said. Of the complaints at commune level, 33 led to
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