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Peru's Keiko Fujimori and former finance minister appear headed for a runoff in presidential race

Peru's Keiko Fujimori and former finance minister appear headed for a runoff in presidential race

Keiko Fujimori, daughter of former President Alberto Fujimori, and former Finance Minister Pedro Pablo Kuczynski appeared headed for a June runoff to determine the winner of Peru’s presidential race, partial election results indicated Monday.

Keiko Fujimori received 39.5% of the votes cast in Sunday’s election, while Kuczynski received 22.1%, with more than two-thirds of the ballots counted, according to Peru’s electoral commission, known by its Spanish initials ONPE. About 83% of the first-round ballots were counted by late Monday, officials said.

Kuczynski’s lead over candidate Veronika Mendoza, a socialist member of Congress who had about 18% of...

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