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Peru

Republic of Peru

30,741,062 15

Population (as of July 1, 2016)

Elections in our database

22,907,954 83.47%

Registered Voters (as of June 13, 2016)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Peruvian Congress of the Republic Congreso de la República Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Pedro Pablo KUCZYNSKI
  • Head of Government: President Pedro Pablo KUCZYNSKI*
  • Assembly: Peru has a unicameral Congress of the Republic (Congreso de la República) with 130 seats.

* Peru has a Prime Minister, but they do not hold executive power. The current Prime Minister is Fernando ZAVALA Lombardi.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the Congress of the Republic (Congreso de la República) 130 members are elected by open list proportional representation in multi-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms. District magnitude ranges from 2-7, except Lima which is now 36, and Madre de Dios which is 1.
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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
President 2000-04-09 12,230,774 14,340,169 85.29%
Peruvian Congress of the Republic 2000-04-09 9,132,842 14,340,169 63.69%
President 2000-05-28 11,800,310 14,340,169 82.29%
Peruvian Congress of the Republic 2001-04-08 11,987,641 14,650,550 81.82%
President 2001-04-08 12,264,349 14,650,550 83.71%
President 2001-06-03 12,128,969 14,650,550 82.79%
Peruvian Congress of the Republic 2006-04-09 14,624,880 16,494,906 88.66%
President 2006-04-09 14,632,003 16,494,906 88.71%
President 2006-06-04 14,468,049 16,494,906 87.71%
President 2011-04-10 16,699,734 19,949,915 83.71%
Peruvian Congress of the Republic 2011-04-10 19,402,275 19,949,915 97.25%
President 2011-06-05 16,466,397 19,949,915 82.54%
President 2016-04-10 17,997,430 21,965,970 81.93%
Peruvian Congress of the Republic 2016-04-10 18,751,264 22,901,954 81.88%
President 2016-06-05 18,335,385 22,907,954 80.04%

Voter Turnout