"Ms Suu Kyi said she hoped the polls marked the start of a new era in Burma.
But the parliament remains dominated by the military and its allies, who hold the vast majority of the 664 seats.
As the results started to come in from Sunday’s poll, Ms Suu Kyi called the vote a “triumph of the people” and said the goal now was reconciliation with other parties.
The United States said the vote was an important step in Burma’s “democratic transition”.
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