CNN’s reporting Calderon has won the Mexican election.

The ruling party’s Felipe Calderon won the official count in Mexico’s disputed presidential race by just under 0.6 percent Thursday, the culmination of a come-from-behind campaign for a recently obscure technocrat.

Natch, the other fellow wants to rumble.

But his leftist rival earlier declared victory and said he’d fight the election in court.
Calderon was already reaching out to other parties to build a “unity government,” while his rival, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, blamed fraud for his narrow loss in the vote count and called on his supporters to fill Mexico City’s main square Saturday in a show of force.

Mark in Mexico has more on Obrador’s posturing.

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