Peru Presidential Election Still Too Close to Call

Candidate Pedro Salazar leads Keiko Fujimori by a little over 100,000 votes with 98% tallied, 50.3% to 49.7% in the very close elections.

Keiko Fujimori y Pedro Castillo.

Por Democracy Now

HAVANA TIMES – In Peru, where the presidential election runoff is still too close to call, leftist candidate Pedro Castillo has widened his lead against right-winger Keiko Fujimori.

Fujimori — who is the daughter of jailed human rights abuser and former dictator Alberto Fujimori — has claimed, without evidence, she believes there are signs of fraud, and reiterated that she won’t concede yet.

Meanwhile, Castillo, a former teachers’ union leader who has overwhelming support from Peru’s rural communities, asked his followers to remain calm as the last batch of votes are counted.

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One thought on “Peru Presidential Election Still Too Close to Call

  • June 9, 2021 at 11:44 am
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    Seems Trump started another trend besides bold faced lies and conspiracies…. but not all elections where you lose, well they must be fraudulent…. …. as Netanyahoo of Israel claimed and now Fujimori…

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