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Fractured Peru Congress Would Be Welcome News to President

  • Polls show no party set to obtain a majority, many undecided
  • Powerful Fujimori family is absent from congressional campaign
Martin Vizcarra
Martin VizcarraPhotographer: Miguel Yovera/Bloomberg
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Four months after the shock dissolution of Peru’s Congress, President Martin Vizcarra’s gamble looks set to pay off once new lawmakers are elected Sunday.

Polls suggest the parliament will emerge more fractured but influenced by a set of centrist parties more open to the president’s path of political and judicial reform.