Guatemala certifies result of Aug. 11 presidential vote, calling into question Trump deal
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal made it official Thursday: Alejandro Giammattei will be the country’s next president.
Tribunal president Julio Solórzano said at a news conference that the results of the Aug. 11 runoff have been certified giving Giammattei the victory.
The court also officially declared César Guillermo Castillo Reyes as vice president-elect.
Giammattei, who will begin his four-year term Jan. 14, won about 58% of the 3.2 million votes cast, compared with 42% for former first lady Sandra Torres.
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