Why dynastic female leaders win elections in Asia (Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka))

The landslide victory by Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party in November 8, 2015 Myanmar election, after decades of Suu Kyi being held under house arrest, marks one of the world’s most extraordinary political turnabouts. But Suu Kyi’s political ascendancy is less unique in Asia than it may at first appear. As…