Fuerza Popular’s candidate for the presidential elections in Peru, Keiko Fujimori, beat her rival Pedro Castillo by a wide margin among Peruvians living abroad, including those who exercised their voting rights from Spain.
The National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE) estimates that Fujimori received more than 178,000 votes outside of the country in 89 percent of the documents processed, it would be 66.24 percent, while the candidate from Peru Libre got around 91,000 votes, which is 33.75 . corresponds to percent.
In Europe, the difference between the two is corrected – 58.86 percent for Fujimori versus 41.13 percent for Castillo – although it increases again when the data from Spain are particularly considered, where the support of the Conservative leader is 62.23 Percent is. with 98 percent of the processed and 85.6 already counted data sets.
Neither Fujimori nor Castillo had prevailed in Spain in the first round in April, which was won by Rafael López Aliaga, who finished third overall and was thus outside the second round.
More than 152,000 Peruvians were called to vote on Sunday in Spain in one of the centers in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, Seville, Almería, Bilbao, Zaragoza, Vigo, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Salamanca, Oviedo, Palma de Mallorca, Malaga and the palm trees of Gran Canaria.
In the case of Peru, voting abroad is compulsory, although there are no fines, as the consulate in Madrid recalled in the guidelines last Sunday.