LIMA, Peru — The daughter of jailed former President Alberto Fujimori looked headed to victory in the first round of Peru’s presidential election Sunday and will likely face a former World Bank economist in a June runoff, preliminary results indicated.

With 20 percent of the ballots counted late Sunday, Fujimori had 38 percent of the vote. Investor-favorite Pedro Kuczynski had just under 26 percent, while leftist congresswoman Veronika Mendoza, who had made a late surge in pre-election polls, was running third with 16 percent.

Here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/keiko-fujimori-looks-likely-to-1st-round-of-peru-election/2016/04/10/42c69ff4-ff85-11e5-8bb1-f124a43f84dc_story.html?tid=pm_world_pop_b

Apparently, Peruvians aren’t smart enough to govern themselves, so they elect candidates of more intelligent (on average) races to do it for them.

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