ElectionGudie

April 10, 2011 Held

16,699,734
Voted
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Republic of Peru

Election for President (President)

Results

73%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:16,699,734
Valid Votes:14,647,163
Invalid Votes:2,052,571

Candidates:

Ollanta Moises HUMALA Tasso4,643,064

31.70

Keiko Sofia FUJIMORI Higuchi3,449,562

23.55

Pedro Pablo KUCZYNSKI2,711,332

18.51

Alejandro TOLEDO Manrique2,289,540

15.63

Oscar Luis CASTANEDA Lossio1,440,242

9.83

Jose NIQUE DE LA PUENTE37,011

0

Ricardo Manuel NORIEGA21,647

0

Rafael Luis BELAUNDE Aubry17,301

0

Juliana Edith REYMER Rodriquez16,830

0

Humberto PINAZO Bella11,274

0

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • The office of President of Peru

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Alan GARCIA Pérez
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister Rosario Del Pilar FERNANDEZ Figueroa
  • Assembly: Peru has a unicameral Congress of the Republic (Congreso de la Republica del Peru) with 120 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is elected by absolute majority vote through a two-round system to serve a 5-year term.
  • The Prime Minister is appointed by the president.
  • In the Congress of the Republic (Congreso de la Republica del Peru) 120 members are elected by open list proportional representation in multi-member constituencies to serve 5-year terms.

Main Candidates in the First Round of the Presidential race:

* The alliance is made up of Partido Nacionalista Peruano.
** The alliance is made up of Accion Popular, Partido Democratico Somos Peru, and Peru Posible.
*** The alliance is made up of Alianza para el Progreso, Partido Humanista Peruano, Partido Popular Peruano, and Restauracion Nacional.
**** The alliance is made up of Cambio 90, Partido Solidaridad Nacional, Siempre Unidos, Todos por el Peru, and Union por el Peru.
***** The alliance is made up of Fuerza 2011 and Renovacion Nacional.

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 29,759,891 (2011)
  • Registered Voters: 19,949,915 (2011)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 14,891,699 (2011)

·         Is Peru a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (23 July 1981)

·         Has Peru ratified CEDAW: Yes (13 September 1982)

·         Gender Quota: Yes

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 28 (following the 2011 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 84

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Low

Disability Data:

·         Is Peru a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)

·         Has Peru ratified CRPD: Yes (30 January 2008)

·         Population with a disability: 4,463,983 (est.)