PPK the winner - just

12 June 2016

After five days of vote-counting, the ONPE (Organización Nacional de Procesos Electorales) finally declared, on the evening of 10 June, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski the winner of the second round presidential election held on 5 June. In the end, the difference was razor thin: Kuczynski won 50.12% of the vote, Keiko Fujimori 49.88%.

Fujimori has ratified that her party, Fuerza Popular (FP), would be in the opposition and said she wished Kuczynski good luck.

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