special electoral jury of Peru prima facie dismissed the appeals made by Keiko Fujimori To cancel the presidential election in the country. Right-wing candidate contests defeat at ballot box for Left Pedro Castillo Last on 6th June.
Fujimori requested the cancellation of 802 ballot boxes on the charge of fraud, representing approximately 200,000 votes. In total, it made 945 requests, but only 134 arrived within the allowed time, according to a report in the Peruvian newspaper “La Repubblica”.
candidate with rejection who is the daughter of a former dictator Alberto Fujimori There has been another defeat in the attempt to contest the election. However, your party popular force It can still try to appeal to the National Election Jury (JNE).
Keiko Fujimori calls for annulment of 200,000 votes in Peru election
Till the last update of this article popular force It did not comment on the possibility, but political commentators in the Peruvian press believe Fujimori will appeal in court until the last instance.
Castillo’s party rejected the allegations of fraud, and international observers of the process in Lima said the elections were transparent.
hey peru The official counting of votes for his presidential election ended last Tuesday (15), yet without being declared victorious.
According to the National Office of Electoral Procedures (ONPE), Castillo received 50.125% of valid votes, compared to 49.875% for Fujimori. He got 8,835,579, while he got 8,791,521, which is a difference of only 44,058 votes (0.25%).
Peru’s interim president, Francisco Sagasti, rejected an attempt by reserve military personnel to interfere in presidential elections.
In a letter, a group of members of the armed forces asked Sagasti to disregard the result of the recent election, alleging alleged irregularities.
The 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 the launch of an investigation into the content and authorship of this document, which may be considered “conduct injurious to the rule of law.”
“It is unacceptable that a group of retired armed forces intends to incite orders of the Army, Navy and Air Force to violate the rule of law,” Sagasti said in a statement.