April 8, 2006

Leftist Humala holds lead in Peru election: poll

LIMA, Peru (Reuters) - Leftist Ollanta Humala holds a
slight lead in Peru's election race, and former President Alan
Garcia is tied with pro-business candidate Lourdes Flores for
second place, a poll showed on Saturday.

The survey by Apoyo showed Humala with 27 percent of voter
support. Garcia and Flores each had 23 percent, Apoyo said.