Announcement of Union Election Commission (4 March 2021)

Regarding the Multiparty General Election held on 8 November 2020, the Union Election Commission has inspected the withdrawal/receipt/use/remaining of ballot papers used for Pyithu Hluttaw Election of KyauktadaTownship in Yangon Region, together with the respective township election sub-commission, head of police, Immigration and Population and administrators according to the Hluttaw Election Law Section 53.

According to inspection on the ground, a total of 28 poll stations of Kyauktada Township in Yangon Region took out 26,304 ballot papers. It used 15,055 ballot receipts, and the remaining ballots were 11,039 instead of 11,249.

The extra/shortage ballots were found at respective poll stations, and the missing ballots were 306, which is lesser than the actual numbers of remaining ballots and illegal extra-used ballots were 96. The findings are as follows:

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It is also found out that it failed to return the advance ballot receipts for respective wards in Kyauktada Township.

According to the respective Hluttaw Election Rules and Rule 66(h), “The poll heads must pack the under-mentioned and must print his seal on the packs. The poll heads must express the pack’s content, names of ward or village-tracts and poll station number. He can also allow the poll station representative for Hluttaw MPs or other election agents to print their seals and make a large bundle. –

1. Unused ballot papers, receipts and Form (16-1)
2. Voting lists of the polling station
3. Receipts for advance ballot papers
4. Invalid votes Form (17).

The Rules also instructed the poll head, deputy poll head, and members to carry out according to the stipulations mentioned above.
It was found that the number of ballots used was higher than the number of ballot papers issued in 8 polling stations. The use of extra ballots in these polling stations are as follows, and it is found that more ballots were printed.

The missing ballot papers at 10 ward poll stations are as follows:

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