Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, one of Africa's longest serving leaders, won election
to a fourth term in office by a huge margin Sunday in a presidential vote the opposition
The electoral commission said Sunday that Museveni won 68 percent
of votes in Friday's poll, allowing him to extend his 25-year hold on power. The commission
said his main challenger Kizza Besigye took 26 percent of the vote.
said widespread bribery, ballot-stuffing and harassment rendered the poll illegitimate.
But stopped short of calling for street protests.
European Union observers
say that an unnecessary military presence on voting day had created an atmosphere