Lima, Peru | Tuesday, May 21, 2013 11:28 am | | |
|Ollanta Humala was the first to vote in the first round of Peru's elections, arriving at Universidad Ricardo Palma at 9 a.m. Humala leading polls and expected to make it to the second round of elections. Photo: Andina|
|Pedro Pablo Kuczynski voted in San Isidro. “I think we're going to make it to the second round,” PPK said during the morning breakfast. The last polls showed PPK, Toledo and Keiko Fujimori vying for the second place behind Humala. Photo: RPP
|Alejandro Toledo arrived to vote with his wife Eliane Karp at a high school in La Molina. “I hope that God illuminates Peruvians to vote for the path for growth with social justice,” Toledo commented to press. Photo: Andina|
|Keiko Fujimori voted in a high school in the district of Surco. She told press she had election day breakfast on the same table used by her father, ex-president Alberto Fuijimori, before the 1990 election.Photo: Andina|
|Luis Castañeda, who fell to last place in polls in the last month, voted in La Molina. He says he is still optimistic and admitted to losing “several kilograms” during the campaign. Photo: Andina|
|President Alan García voted this morning at a high school in the district of San Borja.
“I want to express my peace of mind that all that has progressed over the last years in our country will not be reversed; we will not have upheavals,” García told press after his vote. (See video below.)
Asked if he plans to run again for president, which he would be able to do in 2016, García said it was too early to say. Photo: Andina
# Rick says :
April 10, 2011 [ 15:13 ]
Let the best woman win. Go Keiko!!
# alonso says :
April 10, 2011 [ 15:28 ]
the future of my country for the next 5 years will be chose today. GOD bless all Peruvians and gives us good judgment to vote for the best candidate but in case we're not lucky enough we still have second chance, I mean in June will be held the 2nd round and everything is gonna be different. Saludos desde trujillo :-)Add your comment