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Opposition wins assembly
Recount shows opposition ahead

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  Ruling party has failed to gain the seats needed to hold onto control of parliament in a recount of ballots in last month's controversial elections
 In initial results, the Movement for Democratic Change, declared a majority of parliamentary seats, but the electoral commission began recounting by hand ballots in 23 voting districts after Mugabe's Zanu-PF party complained of count irregularities
  Final official results: The main opposition party has won a majority of seats in parliament, displacing the ruling Zanu-PF

  Election Commission: Zanu-PF party has taken 94 of the 207 contested seats, while opposition parties have won 105
 The MDC said its leader Morgan Tsvangirai had won the presidential election. The official election results have not yet been declared

year 2005 Top ^

Mar.31 Opposition lead early
  Movement for Democratic change has won 9 out of the first 10 parliamentary seats

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