Peru waits as electoral board reviews result of disputed presidential election

Rightwing candidate Keiko Fujimori alleged fraud after losing to leftist Pedro Castillo by about 60,000 votes

Peru was on a knife-edge on Friday as its electoral board reviewed ballots cast in the presidential election, after a challenge to the tally by the losing candidate Keiko Fujimori.

The final tally gave the leftist teacher Pedro Castillo a razor-thin 50.17% to 49.83% advantage over his rightwing rival Fujimori, which amounts to about 60,000 votes.

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