Myanmar awaits results of landmark election| glObserver Global Economics

People in Myanmar are awaiting the results of the initial openly contested national election in 25 years. Votes are still being counted, and officials say preliminary results are presently not expected until later on Monday.

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In one of the earliest and most significant known results, the ruling party’s Shwe Mann, who is speaker of the lower home of parliament, conceded defeat in his constituency to the NLD candidate. Tens of thousands of officials and volunteers have been counting the votes, initial in each of the 50,000 polling stations, again tallying them in constituency offices of the Election Commission.

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