|Several parties and independent candidates are forming alliances to pool their resources and avoid overlapping to compete with the military's party, the USDP. However attempts to form alliances are still weak due to Despite such attempts to form alliances, these parties are not true alliance parties,
10 Oct 2010 National Democratic Party (Myanmar) chairman Thu Wai (fourth left) presides over the opening ceremony of independent candidates’ offices at North Okkalapa Township in Rangoon. Fourteen independents set up the campaign office after forming an alliance
LIST OF ALLIANCES2 Oct 2010 6 party alliance or “Democratic Friendship Group”
NDF + SNDP + RNDP + CNP + UDP + DPP
These Include: the National Democratic Front (NDF), the Shan Nationals Democratic Party (SNDP), the Rakhine Nationals Development Party (RNDP), the Chin National Party (CNP), the Union Democratic Party (UDP) and the Democracy and Peace Party (DPP)
~under threat after the DPP + RNDP pull out following the NDF's acceptance of funds from a government agency (13 Oct 2010)
~ CNP also confirmed that they have left the alliance (16 Oct)
20 Sept 2010 14 independent candidates
They include Yan Kyaw (Pazuntaung constituency), Ba Tint Swe (North Okkalapa constituency), Tin Aye (Laeway constituency), Dr. Soe Lwin (Lay Myatnar constituency), Kaung Myint Htut (South Okkalapa constituency) and Zaw Oo (Dala Constituency). 8 independent candidates running in the Region and State Parliaments: Hla Shein (Mawlamying constituency No. 1), Zaw Min Thein (Lay Myatnar constituency No. 1), Dr. Than Myint (Amarapura constituency No.1), Kyi Oo Thein (North Okkalapa constituency No. 2), Dr. Saw Naing (South Okkalapa constituency No.1), Win Cho (Dala constituency No.1), Win Ko Ko Win (Thanlyin constituency No.1) and Thein Htay (Thanphyuzayut constituency).
9 Sept 2010 Democratic Party + 8 independent candidates.
21 Aug 2010 UMFNP + 88GSY + MDCP
The Union of Myanmar Federation of National Politics (UMFNP), 88 Generation Student Youths (Union of Myanmar) and Myanmar Democracy Congress Party (MDCP) agreed that only one candidate from the three parties should contest in each constituency.