Aung San Suu Kyi's NLD Seals Historic Election Win in Myanmar

November 13, 2015 9:01 AM

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A quarter century after Myanmar’s generals denied Aung San Suu Kyi an election win, she led her party to victory, ousting a military-linked government and edging the Southeast Asian nation closer to full democracy.

The National League for Democracy secured 348 seats in the two houses of parliament, enough to choose the country’s next president without seeking support from any other political party, according to official results from the nation’s election commission. The NLD victory was so thorough that the rul...

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