Global elections

Three politicians recently came to power in a series of historic elections across the world.

The most recent of these is Yuriko Koike, who was the first woman to be elected as Tokyo governor, elected Sunday, June 31.

Koike beat out her opponent, Hiroya Masuda, by over one million ballots.

The second of these elections is Virginia Raggi, who was elected as Rome’s first female mayor, Sunday, June 19.

Along with being Rome’s first female mayor, Raggi also became Rome’s youngest mayor. She won with 62.7% of votes.

The third and final of these elections is Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who won the presidential election in Peru.

The final ballot counts revealed that Kuczynski won by a .122% difference over his opponent, Keiko Fujimori.

The final vote counts came down to 50.122% for Kuczynski and 49.878% for Fujimori.