Opposition party: Suu Kyi won 99% of votes


Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition party declares an overwhelming victory for the pro-democracy leader in her bid for a seat in parliament. Her supporters clapped and some wept for joy at the news. Party officials estimate Suu Kyi won 99% of the votes in her Kawhmu constituency. There was no independent confirmation and official results are expected within a week.


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