Of Special Selection Jury Peru Initial appeals were dismissed Keiko Fujimori To invalidate the country’s presidential election. The right-wing candidate loses to the left-wing ballot box Pedro Castillo On June 6th.
Requests to cancel 802 ballot boxes submitted by Fujimori on fraud charges, representing approximately 200,000 votes. In all, she made 945 requests, but only 134 arrived within the allotted time, according to the Peruvian daily La Repubblica.
Candidate, daughter of former dictator, rejected Alberto Fujimori One more defeat in the attempt to hold elections. However, your party Popular power It can still be appealed to the National Election Jury (JNE).
Keiko Fujimori is demanding the cancellation of 200,000 votes in the Peruvian election
Until the last update of this article Popular power It did not comment on this possibility, but political commentators in the Peruvian press believe that Fujimori will appeal to the court until the last minute.
Castillo’s party has denied allegations of fraud, and international observers in Lima say the election was transparent.
Oh Peru The count of votes in last Tuesday’s (15) presidential election is officially counted, Still without announcing the winners.
According to the National Electoral Process (ONPE), Castillo received 50.125 percent of the valid vote and Fujimori 49.875 percent. He received 8,835,579 and 8,791,521, a difference of just 44,058 votes (0.25%).
Peruvian interim President Francisco Sagasti has rejected an attempt by reserve soldiers to interfere in the presidential election.
In the letter, a group of members of the armed forces demanded that the results of the recent elections be ignored, alleging irregularities.
Interim President of Peru Francisco Sagasti in an interview with Reuters news agency in Lima on November 19, 2020 – Photo: Sebastian Castaneda / Reuters
The interim president announced that he would launch an investigation into the content and authorship of the law, which could be considered “conduct detrimental to the rule of law.”
It is unacceptable that a group of retired armed men intend to incite Army, Navy and Air Force commands to violate the rule of law, ”Sagasti said in a statement.