The military proxy Union Solidarity and Development Party blames its humiliating electoral defeat on alleged massive fraud.
The military proxy Union Solidarity and Development Party won seats in Shan State because armed militia chiefs told villagers how to vote, claim other parties.
The military proxy Union Solidarity and Development Party used the example of a voter with disabilities as proof of electoral fraud.
“There was no coordination with the Tatmadaw about it nor is it the stance of the Tatmadaw,” said Maj-Gen Zaw Min Tun.
Among the senior USDP’s figures running for election on Sunday, only the party chair and a former minister have won so far.
Calling for the election to be held again, the military-backed USDP accused the electoral body of turning a blind eye to voting irregularities in favor of the government.
The Union Solidarity and Development Party in Sagaing Region claims its supporters were excluded from voting and their votes were not counted.
The Union Solidarity and Development Party is denying claims it is using armed militias to boost support in Shan State.
A man died after a clash between rival Union Solidarity and Development Party and National League for Democracy supporters in Sagaing Region.
This week a survey claimed trust in Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has risen, an NLD member fled a mob and other parties stepped up campaigning despite COVID-19 rules.
A Union Solidarity and Development Party lawmaker has claimed the Social Media Monitoring Team is trying to manipulate Facebook in favor of the government.
U Shwe Mann, founder of the Union Betterment Party and ex-chair of the military proxy Union Solidarity and Development Party, says he will not run in Myanmar’s election.
Among the five promoted generals are the chiefs of the Yangon and Southwestern commands.
The election commission said there is no law barring electoral campaigns from using images of national hero General Aung San—father of State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
The Myanmar military says its personnel may vote freely in November’s election—the first time 1 million military personnel and family members will vote outside their barracks.