Millions in Myanmar Vote in Historic Election

Some 30 million voters headed to the polls on Nov. 8, 2015 for elections seen as a test of whether the military's grip on power will loosen, allowing the country to transition toward greater democracy.

2015-11-08
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As voting began, long lines formed outside polling booths set up in Buddhist temples, schools and government buildings. A total of 91 parties are contesting, but the main fight is between Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy and the military-backed Union Solidarity Development Party.

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