Pakistan Election Tests Ruling Party Results from yesterday's parliamentary and state assembly elections in Pakistan show the party that supports President Pervez Musharraf won the largest bloc of votes ... but not a majority. And anti-American Islamist parties made a surprisingly strong showing. The election is the first test of voter sentiment since Musharraf took power in a bloodless coup three years ago. NPR's Ivan Watson reports from Islamabad.
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Results from yesterday's parliamentary and state assembly elections in Pakistan show the party that supports President Pervez Musharraf won the largest bloc of votes ... but not a majority. And anti-American Islamist parties made a surprisingly strong showing. The election is the first test of voter sentiment since Musharraf took power in a bloodless coup three years ago. NPR's Ivan Watson reports from Islamabad.