Peru’s presidential runoff election too close to call

Posted by on June 7, 2021 4:48 pm
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LIMA, Peru — A rural teacher-turned-political novice and the daughter of an imprisoned former president on Monday traded the lead in a close race for Peru’s presidency in a runoff election as the coronavirus pandemic continues to batter the Andean country. With 94% of ballots tallied, leftist Pedro Castillo had 50.07% of the vote, while…