Peru exit polls say Humala has edge over Fujimori

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Posted: Jun 05, 2011 5:03 PM
Peru exit polls say Humala has edge over Fujimori

LIMA (Reuters) - Left-wing nationalist Ollanta Humala was narrowly leading right-wing lawmaker Keiko Fujimori in Peru's presidential election, exit polls said on Sunday as voting ended.

Pollster Datum showed Humala with 52.7 percent of the vote and Fujimori with 47.3 percent, while survey firm Ipsos showed Humala at 52.6 percent and Fujimori at 47.4 percent.

Pollster CPI said Humala was in front.

(Reporting by Teresa Cespedes and Patricia Velez; Editing by Vicki Allen)