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http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/world/2010-11/17/c_13611242.htm

YANGON, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) — The Myanmar Union Election Commission Wednesday announced the last series of election results with the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDA) winning the majority of 883 parliamentary seats or 76.5 percent out of the final total of 1,154 at three levels.

The USDA, led by Prime Minister U Thein Sein, occupies 259 seats or 79.6 percent out of 325 with the house of representatives, 129 seats or 76.7 percent out of 168 with the house of nationalities and 495 seats or 74.8 percent out of 661 with the seats of region or state parliament.

The USDP is followed by the National Unity Party (NUP) with 63 seats, in which 12 with the house of representatives, 5 with the house of nationalities and 46 with the region or state parliament.

The Shan Nationalities Democratic Party (SNDP) took 57 seats, in which the party shares 18 with the house of representatives, 3 with the house of nationalities and 36 with the region or state parliament.

The Rakhine Nationalities Development Party held 35 seats with 9 in the house of representatives, 7 in the house of nationalities and 19 in region or state parliament, while the National Democratic Force (NDF) and the All Mon Region Democracy Party ( AMRDP) each with 16 at three levels of parliament.

Some minor number of seats were won by other parties which fielded a lesser number of candidates for the election.

According to party sources, the USDP fielded 1,100 candidates, NUP 975, NDF 160 and Shan Nationals Democratic Party (SNDP) 157 for contesting a total of over 1,100 parliamentary seats at all levels in the election.


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