Runoff likely in Peruvian presidential race

Left-leaning Ollanta Humala looked poised to win the first round of Peru’s presidential election, but is not likely to garner enough votes to avoid a runoff, a partial vote count showed Sunday, CNN informs. With close to half of all ballots tallied, officials said that Humala had 26.99% of the vote, followed by Pedro Pablo Kuczyn­ski with 23.61% and Keiko Fujimori with 21.85% of the total vote. While Humala looked likely to get a spot in the runoff, Fujimori and Kuczynski were too close for pollsters to call.

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