UEC Announcement: Union Election Commission Issues Announcement

8 July 2021
2021-07-08 09:50

The Union Election Commission (UEC) issued an announcement on the 7th of July. It stated that regarding the Multiparty General Election held on the 8th of November 2020, the UEC inspected the voters lists and casting of votes in 7 townships of Kayin State.

The findings showed the differences of voter lists between the previous election commission and the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population in November 2020 of these 7 townships.

The voter lists also mentioned the numbers of non-identified voters, as well as voters who repeated on the voter lists more than three times and two times under the same scrutiny card in each township.

The UEC has inspected the withdrawal/receipt/use and remaining of ballot papers used for Pyi Thu Hluttaw Election in these 7 townships 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.

According to the ground inspection, a total of 852 Poll stations in these 7 townships took out 1,366,222 ballots and used 641,848. The findings showed that 654,029 ballots were left instead of 724,374.

72,272 ballots were missing while there were 1,927 extra ballots. The extra and shortage ballots and illegal extra ballots were found at their respective poll stations.

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