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PacNet #63 – Myanmar’s electoral landscape vibrant, but fraught with uncertainties

On Sept. 8, Myanmar entered a two-month election campaign period, the culmination of at least a year of excitement, political intrigue, and wrangling among different players. The United States and other international players have been concerned that the elections, expected to take place on Nov. 8, will not be entirely free and fair. But a closer look reveals a very dynamic and fluid picture.