In 99.9% of statistics, Pedro Castillo leads with a short lead of 48,000 votes.
She has promised that she will respect the results of the June 6 presidential election. However, the day after the vote, seeing victory slip away from her, the populist right-wing authoritarian Keiko Fujimori launched a legal offensive and questioned the result.First by initiating an accusation “Systematic Fraud” Unfounded, when all observers welcomed the election without irregularities-they were ashamed on the ballot. Then, by sending his lawyers to request the invalidation of approximately 200,000 votes (mainly forged signatures), this could further destabilize a country weakened by the most aggressive and polarizing campaign in history.
Therefore, 7 days after the voting, Peru still has no official winner. Left-wing candidate Pedro Castillo leads with a short lead of 48,000 votes, which seems insurmountable at this stage.According to the estimates of the survey media IDL-Reporter, 38,700 votes are at stake, Among the 200,000 mentioned by MI Fujimori-Most disputes are no longer accepted because they arrive outside the legal deadline. Even if 100% of the controversial votes are overturned, Pedro Castillo will win.
However, the electoral agency did not announce the official winner, waiting for the National Election Jury (JNE) to rule on the ballot as the subject of the competition, especially when Mr. President’s party Fuerza Popular.I Fujimori threatened to appeal. Pedro Castillo has delivered several triumphant speeches in the past week and has recently been more cautious, urging his supporters not to succumb to provocations and calmly wait for the final vote count.
But the description of fraud caused great tension and led to further demographic fragmentation. Thousands of supporters of Keiko Fujimori gathered in the center of the capital Lima on Saturday, June 12. “Defend their votes” with “Defend Democracy”. “The most important thing is that you don’t surrender”, M exclaimedI Fujimori.
On social networks, the Fujimori faction launched a hate campaign, inciting their supporters to harass public figures, journalists, artists, and politicians who criticized their leaders, under instructions #ChapatuCaviar (“Catch your caviar”, referring to the caviar on the left). Other supporters gathered in front of the house where the chairman of the jury was elected, shouting insults.
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