Former First Lady of Guatemala Sandra Torres—who divorced her husband so that she could be allowed to run for president in 2011—is hoping the third time’s the charm. The National Unity of Hope (UNE) party’s candidate enjoys a double-digit lead in one of the last major presidential polls to come out before June 16 general elections. But, if history is any indication, the polls shouldn’t let her rest easy. In the last presidential race in 2015, the early polling frontrunner didn’t even make the runoff. (Torres did make that runoff but lost in a landslide to Jimmy Morales.)
With those disclaimers understood, AS/COA Online takes a look at Gallup’s last poll on Guatemala’s presidential race ahead of this Sunday’s vote.
- Election Guide: Guatemala
- Explainer: Guatemala's Presidential Election
- Podcast: Who's In and Who's Out in Guatemala's Presidential Race