Myanmar’s Ruling Party Signals Defeat as Suu Kyi Calls for Calm

  • Suu Kyi's party dominating slow-to-arrive early returns
  • Ruling party co-chair says USDP lost more seats than it won

Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's opposition leader and chairperson of the National League for Democracy.

Photographer: Dario Pignatelli/Bloomberg

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party said it expected to win 80 percent of the seats contested in the nation’s historic election, as limited official results from the party’s strongholds showed it was dominating early returns.

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