UEC Announcement: Union Election Commission Issues Announcement

15 May 2021
2021-05-15 09:44

Union Election Commission (UEC) issued an announcement on the 14th of May.

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 10 townships of Mon State.

The findings showed the differences in voter lists between the previous election commission and the Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population in November 2020 of these 10 townships.

The voter lists also mentioned the numbers of non-identity voters, and the 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 ballot papers used for Pyi Thu Hluttaw Election in these 10 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 973 Poll stations in these 10 townships took out 2,023,776 ballots and used 1,039,295.

The findings showed that 950,625 ballots were left instead of 984,481. 45,568 ballots were missing while there were 11,712 extra ballots.

The extra and shortage ballots and illegal extra ballots were found at respective poll stations.

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