Burma’s Union Election Commission has officially opened the application process for candidates to run in by-elections slated for April next year.
The new chairperson of the Union Election Commission is a retired university rector who previously oversaw elections in Meiktila in Mandalay Division.
On a recent February morning, just after Burma’s new democratically-elected parliament convened, the UEC was abuzz with activity.
The Union Election Commission has released the fifteenth round of results from the general election.
Burma’s President Thein Sein has congratulated the NLD for leading in the election race – a clear signal that the ruling party has not yet conceded defeat.
The Union Election Commission Chairman Tin Aye has released the eleventh round of election results at just after midday local time.