Announcement for advance voting rights of elderly persons

Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Union Election Commission
Announcement (189/2020)

9th Waning of Tawthalin, 1382
(10 October 2020)

1. In accordance with the Section 45 (c-3) of Hluttaw election law and its by-law 51 (b), for the persons residing in the constituency who are unable to come to the polling booth to vote in person due to their old age, the Ward or Village-tract election sub-commissions concerned shall arrange their advance voting with advance ballot papers.
2. The Union Election Commission, due to the current outbreak of COVID-19, will work with the Ward or Village-tract election sub-commissions for the advance voting of persons aged 60 years and above (born in 1960 and before), who are more vulnerable to infection and residing in the townships under the Stay-at-Home order and in the townships with dense population (over 5,000 persons in one square kilometre), at their homes from 29-10-2020 to 5-11-2020.

3. Except for the townships included in the paragraph 2, the eligible voters aged 60 years and above in other townships can cast their advance votes at Ward/Village-tract election sub-commissions if they are not possible to come to the polling booths in person. If they are not possible to come to the polling booths in person due to their health conditions and they report the situation, then the Ward/Village-tract election sub-commissions will arrange their advance voting.
4. Therefore, among the eligible voters for 2020 General Election, those aged 60 years and above can cast their advance votes at the respective Ward/Village-tract election sub-commissions from 29-10-2020 to 5-11-2020 in accordance with the provisions of above paragraph 2 and 3.
The following table is the list of townships with over 5,000 population in one square kilometre.

(Hla Thein)
Chairman
Union Election Commission

The list of townships with over 5,000 population in one square kilometre
Sr.TownshipRemark
Yangon Region
1Pazundaung
2Pabedan
3Kyauktada
4Sangyoung
5Tamway
6Lanmadaw
7Latha
8Mingala Taungnyunt
9Ahlon
10Dawbon
11Thingangyun
12Thakayta
13Botahtaung
14South Okkalapa
15Yankin
16Kamayut
17North Okkalapa
18Hline
19Bahan
20Hlinethaya (East)
21Hlinethaya (West)
22Kyimyindine
23Insein
24Mayangon
25Dagon Myothit (North)
26Dagon
27Shwepyitha
28Dagon Myothit (South)
29Seikkyi/Khanaungto
Mandalay Region
30Mahaaungmye
31Chanayethazan
32Chanmyathazi
33Aungmyethazan
34Pyigyidagun

 

 

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