“We’ve won by a landslide and we don’t want to give the ruling camp any excuse to strip us of our firepower in the parliament,” says a senior NLD official.
The Union Election Commission has released the eighth round of election results.
The ruling party hopes undeclared supporters will turn out to boost candidates on election day.
Independent election observers monitoring Burma’s general election acknowledge their ability to criticise the government is limited.
Suu Kyi’s party alleges that Thein Sein has been campaigning on behalf of the USDP during official visits across the country.
The ruling USDP has massively outstripped opposition parties when it comes to money spent on luring voters, according to election watchdog PACE.