A woman casts her ballot at a polling station in Phnom Penh on July 29 (Photo: EPA/VNA)

Phnom Penh (VNA) – The National Election Committee (NEC) of Cambodia on August 11 announced the preliminary results of the July 29 general election.

Accordingly, 83.02 percent or around 6.96 million out of 8.38 million voters cast their ballots in the election of the sixth National Assembly.

The Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) won the most votes in the general election with 4.889 million votes.

It was followed by the National United Front for an Independent, Neutral, Peaceful, and Cooperative Cambodia (FUNCINPEC) with 374,510 votes; the League for Democracy Party (LDP) with 309,364 votes; and the Khmer Will Party (KWP) with 212,869 votes.

The remaining political parties received from more than 4,000 votes to 100,000 votes.

The figures change a little bit compared with the initial results also announced by the NEC on July 29 and 30.

The NEC also said that parties can make complaints on a part or all of the results within 72 hours from 7am of August 11 (local time).

If no complaints are raised, the committee will announce the official results on August 15.

The election of the sixth National Assembly took place from 7am to 3pm on July 29, drawing the participation of 20 political parties.-VNA