Tanzanian ruling party wins Zanzibar presidential re-run vote: electoral body

March 21, 2016 9:52 AM

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Tanzanian ruling party wins Zanzibar presidential re-run vote: electoral body

DAR ES SALAAM The ruling party candidate in Tanzania's semi-autonomous Zanzibar was declared the winner in its presidential election, the electoral commission said on Monday.

Sunday's election was a re-run of a disputed election held on Oct. 25 that was annulled by Zanzibar's electoral authority on grounds of fraud. The opposition contested the decision to hold another vote, saying it had won the first vote.

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