2018 By-Election observation process
On May 8, the Union Election Commission (UEC) announced that on November 3 it will conduct by-elections in 38 townships across nine states and regions. Citizens will elect one Amyotha Hluttaw MP, four Pyithu Hluttaw MPs, seven state/regional MPs and one ethnic minister in Mandalay region.
|State/Region||Township||Constituency||Type of Election||Registered Voters|
|Chin||Kanpetlet||Kanpetlet||Pyithu Hluttaw MPs||_|
|Shan (South)||Laihka||Laihka||Pyithu Hluttaw MPs||_|
|Yangon||Tamwe||Tamwe||Pyithu Hluttaw MPs|
|Mandalay||Myingyan||Myingyan||Pyithu Hluttaw MPs|
|Kachin||Myitkyina||Myitkyina||Amyotha Hluttaw MP|
|Mandalay||All Townships||Shan Ethnic Minister||Ethnic Minister|
PACE will deploy long- and short-term observers to the 12 townships where citizens will elect Amyotha, Pyithu or state/region hluttaw MPs. PACE will monitor the following aspects of the election process. PACE will conduct this observation using proven systematic methodologies and international best practices on domestic election observation. PACE observers are non-partisan and conduct their work in accordance with the UEC and PACE codes of conduct.