Announcement of Union Election Commission 14 March 2021

1. Regarding the Multiparty General Election held on 8 November 2020, the Union Election Commission has inspected the voter lists and the casting of votes of Lanmadaw, Latha and Mayangon townships in Yangon Region.

2. According to the inspection findings, the previous election commission released 34,044 eligible voters in Lanmadaw Township of Yangon Region. The list of the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population in November 2020 showed 23,544 eligible voters who had turned 18. The voter lists mentioned that there were 625 citizens, associate citizens, nationalized citizens, and non-identity voters, 6 persons repeated on the voter lists more than three times and 754 persons repeated on the voter lists two times.

3. The previous election commission released 17,863 eligible voters in Latha Township of Yangon Region. The list of the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population in November 2020 showed 20,391 eligible voters who had turned 18. The voter lists mentioned that there were 149 citizens, associate citizens, nationalized citizens, and non-identity voters, and 188 persons repeated on the voter lists two times.

4. The previous election commission released 158,898 eligible voters in Mayangon Township of Yangon Region. The list of the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population in November 2020 showed 101,475 eligible voters who had turned 18. The voter lists mentioned that there were 9,768 citizens, associate citizens, nationalized citizens, and non-identity voters, 24 persons repeated on the voter lists more than three times and 2,078 persons repeated on the voter lists two times.

5. Findings were as follows:

Findings on voter lists of respective township

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6. The Union Election Commission has inspected the withdrawal/receipt/use/remaining of ballot papers used for Pyithu Hluttaw Election of Lanmadaw, Latha and Mayangon townships in Yangon Region, together with the respective township election sub-commission, head of police force, Immigration and Population and administrator according to the Hluttaw Election Law Section 53.

7. According to the ground inspection, a total of 161 polling stations of these three townships took out 237,841 ballots and used 142,298. It left 93,573 ballots instead of 95,543. The difference was 2,065 ballots and if also found 95 extra ballots. The extra/shortage ballots were found at respective poll stations. The extra ballots were found and so it was found to print the ballots illegally.

The findings in each township are as follows:

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On the ground inspections on ballot papers for Pyithu Hluttaw Election of Lanmadaw Township

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8. A total of 1,183 ballots of 22 polling stations in 13 Wards of Lanmadaw township were missing and the township sub-commission left 2,608 ballots while exact remaining ballots were 2,608 ballots. Moreover, the ward/village tract sub-commission received more than 10 ballots issued by township sub-commission.

9. The findings in Lanmadaw township were as follows:

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On the ground inspections on ballot papers for Pyithu Hluttaw Election of Latha Township

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10. A total of 249 ballots were missing and it found 85 extra ballots – 73 ballots and 12 township advance ballots at 18 polling stations of 10 Wards in Latha Township.

11. Findings in Latha township were as follows:

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On the ground inspections on ballot papers for Pyithu Hluttaw Election of Mayangon Township

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12. A total of 633 ballots were missing at 121 polling stations in 10 wards of Mayangon Township. Although the township sub-commission must have 67,022 ballots, they have only 66,389 ballots and of them, 8,992 ballots were unused.

13. Findings in Mayangon Township were as follows:

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14. The previous election commission announced 111,288 people cast votes in Mayangon Township of Yangon Region. According to the inspection, they used 111,448 ballots and so they used extra 160 ballots.

Union Election Commission

 

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