Electoral System

Cambodia holds elections for following governing organs;

・the members of the National Assembly

・the members of local public assemblies

For elections, Cambodia uses the Proportional Representation electoral system, both for the election for members of the National Assembly and members of Local Public Assemblies.

Under the Proportional Representation method, people vote for their favored party and the seats are distributed to each party depends on their proportion of votes to total votes in each constituency.

For the election of the members of the National Assembly that consists of 123 members, the Proportional Representation is used as an electoral method. All members are elected through the Proportional Representation in 24 multi-member constituencies that correspond to the provinces of Cambodia.


IFES, Election Guide, http://www.electionguide.org/elections/id/37/.

Inter-Parliamentary Union, Cambodia Electoral System, http://www.ipu.org/parline/reports/2051_B.htm.

Resources :

Link : National Assembly: Radhsphea Ney Preah Recheanachakr Kampuchea (Inter-Parliamentary Union)
Link : Senate (Inter-Parliamentary Union)

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