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Myanmar election

Myanmar election tested democracy under Suu Kyi: 5 things to know

NLD claims more than two-thirds of seats up for grabs

A National League for Democracy election billboard near the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. (Photo by Yuichi Nitta)

YANGON -- Myanmar's National League for Democracy, led by Aung San Suu Kyi, claimed victory in the Nov. 8 election even while votes were still being counted.

Here are five things to know about the election.

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