October 21, 2017

Election results announced by UEC

UEC member responds to question raised by journalist at press conference in Nay Pyi Taw.
UEC member responds to question raised by journalist at press conference in Nay Pyi Taw.

THE Union Election Commission announced election results for 88 lower house [Pyithu Hluttaw] seats, 33 upper house [Amyotha Hluttaw] seats and 164 state/region parliament seats at 6 pm yesterday.
Other election results were announced at the Union Election Commission’s (UEC) media centre in Nay Pyi Taw at 11 pm on 9 November and at 9 am, 12 pm, 3 pm and 9 pm on 10 November.
The results announced at 11pm on 9 November included 26 lower house seats and 28 region/state parliament seats.
According to the results, 24 lower house candidates from the National League for Democracy (NLD) came out top in one townships in Kayah State, two townships in Taninthayi Region, four townships in Magway Region, five townships in Mandalay Region, two townships in Mon State, six townships in Yangon Region, and four townships in Ayeyawady Region.
One lower house candidate from the Kachin State Democracy Party and one lower house candidate from the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) won elections in one township in Kachin State and one township in Kayah State respectively.
Twenty-four candidates from the NLD won state/region parliament seats in two constituencies in Bago Region, 10 constituencies in Mandalay Region, and 12 constituencies in Yangon Region. Two candidates from the USDP and two candidates from the Wa Democratic Party won region/state parliament seats in two constituencies in Mandalay Region and two constituencies in Shan State (North) respectively.
The results announced at 9 am on 10 November included 49 state/region parliament candidates from the NLD, two state/region candidates from the Kachin State Democracy Party, two state/region parliament candidates from  the USDP and one state/region candidates from Mon National Party.
According to the results, 49 state/region parliament candidates from the NLD won seats in four constituencies in Taninthayi Region, eight constituencies in Magway Region, 10 constituencies in Mandalay Region, five constituencies in Mon State, 12 constituencies in Yangon Region, and 10 constituencies in Ayeyawady Region. Two state/region parliament candidates from Kachin State Democracy Party and two state/region parliament candidates from the USDP won seats in two constituencies in Kachin State and two constituencies in Kayah State respectively while one state/region parliament candidate from the Mon National Party won one seat in Mon State.
The result announced at 12 pm on 10 November included 39 lower house candidates from the NLD, one lower house candidate from Zomi Congress for Democracy, two lower house candidates from the USDP and two lower house candidates from the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy.
According to the results, 29 lower house candidates from the NLD won in three townships in Mon State, seven townships in Yangon Region, 11 townships in Ayeyawady Region, two townships in Kayah State, one township in Bago Region, 11 townships in Magway Region, one township in Mandalay Region and three townships in Shan State. One lower house candidate from the Zomi Congress for Democracy won in one township in Chin State and two lower house candidates from the USDP won seats in one township in Yangon Region and one township in Shan State while two lower house candidates from Shan Nationalities League for Democracy won in two townships in Shan State.
The results announced at 3pm on 10 November included 46 state/region parliament candidates from the NLD, one state/region parliament candidate from the Zomi Congress for Democracy, seven state/region parliament candidates from the USDP and four state/region parliament candidates from the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy.
According to the results, 46 candidates from the NLD won seats in four constituencies in Kayah State, 20 constituencies in Magway Region, two constituencies in Mandalay Region, two constituencies in Yangon Region, six constituencies in Shan State and 13 constituencies in Ayeyawady Region. One state/region parliament candidate from the Zomi Democracy League won in one constituency in Chin State and seven state/region parliament candidates from the USDP won in one constituency in Chin State, two constituencies in Yangon Region, three constituencies in Shan State and one constituency in Ayeyawady Region while four state/region candidates from Shan Nationalities League for Democracy won in four constituencies in Shan State.
The results announced at 6 pm on 10 November included 29 upper house (Amyotha Hluttaw) candidates from the NLD, one upper house candidate from Zomi Congress for Democracy, two upper house candidates from the USDP and one upper house individual candidate.
According to the results, 29 upper house candidates from the NLD won in four constituencies in Kayah State, two constituencies in Taninthayi Region, six constituencies in Bago Region, five constituencies in Magway Region, four constituencies in Mon State, six constituencies in Yangon Region, and two constituencies in Ayeyawady Region. Two upper house candidates from the USDP won in one constituency in Chin State and one constituency in Kayah State and one upper house candidate from the Zomi Congress for Democracy won in one constituency in Chin State while one individual candidate won in one constituency in Kayah State.
The press conference on 2015 Multiparty Democracy General Election was held at the UEC’s media centre in Nay Pyi Taw at 4pm on Tuesday. Chairman U Tin Aye and Member U Myint Naing of the UEC responded to questions from journalists about election-related complaints, dispute settlements and advance votes.
Remaining election results will be announced at the media centre at the stipulated times.

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