Twenty five years after Aung San Suu Kyi was put under house arrest following her party’s landslide election victory and the Burmese electorate are back at the polls for what is hoped will be a defining step in the country’s gradual transitions away from military rule.

Here are some of the most important tweets from today’s historic elections.

The Stats

The Queues

The Press

The Outcasts

The Outspoken

The Ethnic Vote

The Military 

The Lady

The Joke

Daniel is an English Literature graduate from the University of London who has spent the past 20 years living and working in Southeast Asia. Passionate about education, health care, sustainable development, equality and human rights, Daniel is a regular contributor to Asian Correspondent, Ajarn, The Educator and Bangkok Post.

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