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Hun Sen's Cambodia

Cambodian polls close with Hun Sen's legitimacy in spotlight

Many expected to boycott election over elimination of popular opposition party

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen casts his ballot during a general election in Takhmao, Cambodia on July 29. (Photo by Akira Kodaka)

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodians have made their final decision on whether to vote in Sunday's general elections. Their choice boiled down to heeding aggressive demands to vote by Prime Minister Hun Sen's ruling party or listening to boycott calls from leaders of an outlawed opposition party.

Polls closed at 3 p.m. local time.

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