Myanmar General Election Begins Focus on whether the ruling party will maintain its majority November 8 at 7:48 p.m.
The general election in Myanmar once every five years was closed, and voting began at 7 p.m. Japan time as election observers from Japan watched the situation. The focus will be on whether the ruling NLD, led by Aung San Suu Kyi’s national adviser, will maintain a parliamentary majority alone.
Myanmar’s general election will re-election nearly 500 seats in the upper and lower houses of parliament.
It is a composition in which the opposition party which flows the flow of the old military government to the ruling party NLD and the political party of various minorities which make up 30% of the people challenge it.
Voting closed at 6:30 p.m. Japan time, and voting began at 7 p.m.
Yohei Sasakawa, president of the Japan Foundation, which has been dispatching election observers this time since the last five years ago, said, “The polling stations are better than the last time, and the order of the people who manage them is also thorough.”
The election will focus on whether the ruling NLD will maintain its parliamentary majority alone, and the final vote count is expected to take several days.