Myanmar’s People Joyful in Voting, Even With Results Days Away

November 8, 2015 9:11 AM

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Myanmar’s People Joyful in Voting, Even With Results Days Away

YANGON, Myanmar — The winners of Sunday’s election in Myanmar will not be officially announced for days, but among voters who braved long lines at polling stations across the country, there was a sense of jubilation simply at being able to vote.

After five decades of military rule and a series of rigged or canceled elections, voters took part in what many described as their first genuine election.

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