Some 40,000 new police officers – almost one per polling station – have been drafted in to provide security for election day.
Parliament has announced that a national referendum on a constitutional amendment will be held alongside the general elections slated for later this year.
The USDP said it would announce its list of candidates for the upcoming general election within two weeks, which may include former military officials.
Opposition party complains that many constituents are not registered, while the names of dead relatives continue to appear on the list.
Burmese president calls for inclusiveness from all political parties in the lead up to the 2015 general elections
The UEC has set about confirming just who is eligible to vote in next year’s general election.