Comedian hot favorite in Guatemala vote runoff

Jimmy Morales (C), a comic actor famous for playing a country bumpkin who nearly becomes president, heads into Guatemala's presidential runoff election with a huge leadA comedian with no political experience looks poised to become Guatemala’s next president when the country votes Sunday in a runoff election, amid the fallout of a massive corruption scandal. Jimmy Morales, a comic actor famous for playing a country bumpkin who nearly becomes president, heads into the vote with a huge lead — 68 percent to 32 percent for former first lady Sandra Torres, according to the final opinion poll.

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