Aung San Suu Kyi’s party poised for big victory in Burmese election

November 10, 2015 6:23 AM

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Aung San Suu Kyi’s party poised for big victory in Burmese election

RANGOON, Burma — Aung San Suu Kyi’s political allies on Monday predicted an overwhelming victory in Burma’s elections — a landslide win based on strong early results that prompted their ­military-backed opponents to begin to speak glumly of defeat.

That would be a triumph for Suu Kyi, who has been revered at home and worldwide since she emerged as an advocate for democracy in 1988 and suffered years under house arrest. But weeks of uncertainty could follow as she tries to form a government and find a way around a constitutional provision that ...

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