Pedro Castillo of the left-wing Free Peru party won the run-off elections with 50.126% of the votes, receiving 44,263 more votes than his opponent Keiko Fujimori of the far-right Popular Force party
The campaign to overturn Peru’s presidential election results is one of “unconventional warfare.”
Pedro Castillo of the left-wing Free Peru party won the second round of presidential elections but his opponent has refused to concede and the National Jury of Elections (JNE) has not yet proclaimed him as winner.
Right-wing Keiko Fujimori from Popular Force is still refusing to concede. Castillo won the elections with a margin of at least 44,000 votes.
According to the official results announced by the Peruvian Electoral Authority – ONPE, Pedro Castillo of the Perú Libre party has won the elections with 50.137% votes.
Tensions are rising in Peru as Keiko Fujimori has refused to accept her defeat to progressive candidate Pedro Castillo. Chomsky, Waters & Prashad raise the alarm of a lawfare coup
While by all accounts, Pedro Castillo won the second round presidential elections, his adversary has refused to concede, and many fear that tensions could escalate with the help of Peru’s loyal right and the newly appointed US ambassador
With 99.998% of the ballots counted, left-wing candidate Pedro Castillo has secured 50.204% of the votes, while far-right Keiko Fujimori has obtained 49.796% of the votes. Yesterday, Fujimori requested the election authorities to annul the results from 802 polling stations nationwide
On the foreign policy front, Castillo’s victory will represent a huge blow to US interests in the region and an important step towards reactivating Latin American integration.
Fujimori, who had been leading in the early vote count, refused to respect the official results and raised allegations of fraud when Castillo pulled ahead
Within the candidacy and project of Pedro Castillo and the Free Peru party, many of the historically marginalized sectors are finding new found hope and inspiration.
500 years of colonial history, 200 years of life as a republic, and 40 years of experience of the rural and urban peasant patrols movement, to understand a subject and a process that come from afar