Zimbabwe Election Commission: 61 Percent for Mugabe

Government says government wins


Zimbabwe election officials say that President Robert Mugabe won the presidential election with 61% of the vote, compared to 34% for challenger Morgan Tsvangirai.

The official state election commission announced results Saturday in which Mugabe Mugabe's ZANU-PF party won 158 of the 210 parliament seats, giving it a two-thirds majority in the legislature that enables it to make amendments to the new constitution and existing laws.