ironchefchris wrote:If the gap continues to close and the final results are even closer does this turn into some variation on the 2000 US Bush/Gore election fight with recounts of recounts and teams of lawyers taking things to the Supreme Court? Is there a spanish equivalent of "hanging chad?"
tomsax wrote:I was so relieved when I found it he had probably won but am now wondering how half the population (minus 0.2%) are going to easily except this gracefully. As Alan said, not what Peru needs.
woodchuck wrote:While it appears that PPK will win; both candidates are better than Humala.
The economy of Peru seems to be stagnating & IMO both candidates have good plans to reverse this.
I hope Peru can come together & unite under a new administration; as there is so much potential here.
Polaron wrote:I 5 years ago I remember on these boards a handful of people were freaking out about the current fellow claiming that his election would mean the country was going communist Etc. In reality hardly anything happens at all he just didn't have the support and I think he realizes he got into office that he had taken on a massive challenge.