A woman casts ballot during a parliament by-election at a polling station in Yangon April 1, 2017. Myanmar on November 3 holds the multi-party parliament by-election. (Photo: Xinhua)

Hanoi (VNA) – Myanmar voters cast their ballots for open seats in the parliamentary by-election on November 3.

More than 900,000 eligible voters are expected to vote at 1,383 polling stations.

A total of 69 candidates, including 62 from 24 political parties and seven individual candidates, are competing for 13 parliamentary seats in nine regions and states.

Of the 13 open parliamentary seats, four are available with the House of Representative (Lower House), one with the House of Nationalities (Upper House) and eight with the state or region parliaments.

Among the 62 political party candidates, 13 were nominated by the ruling NLD to compete in all seats, while 10 by the former ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) and the rest were sent by other parties.-VNA