ElectionGudie

April 9, 2000 Held

9,132,842
Voted
Peru

Republic of Peru

Election for Congreso de la República (Peruvian Congress of the Republic)

Results

55%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:9,132,842
Valid Votes:7,830,802
Invalid Votes:1,302,040

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Peru 2000 52 3,273,525

41.80%

Peru Posible 29 1,788,343

22.84%

Frente Independiente Moralizador 9 617,868

7.89%

Somos Peru 9 571,951

7.30%

Partido Aprista Peruano 6 457,095

5.84%

Partido Solidaridad Nacional 4 335,116

4.28%

Avancemos 3 248,497

3.17%

Accion Popular 3 171,036

2.18%

Frente Popular Agricola Del Peru 2 166,754

2.13%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

  • 120 seats in the Congress of the Republic (Congreso de la Republica del Peru)

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Alberto Kenyo FUJIMORI Fujimori
  • Head of Government: President Alberto Kenyo FUJIMORI Fujimori
  • 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 popular vote to serve a 5-year term.
  • In the Congress of the Republic (Congreso de la Republica del Peru) 120 members are elected by popular vote to serve 5-year terms.

Main parties in the electoral race:

  • Party: Peru 2000
    • Leader: Alberto FUJIMORI
    • Seats won in this election: 52
    • Seats won in last election: 67
  • Party: Possible Peru / Peru Posible (PP)
    • Leader: Alejandro TOLEDO
    • Seats won in this election: 29
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: Indpendent Moralizing Front / Frente Independiente Moralizador (FIM)
    • Leader: Fernando OLIVERA
    • Seats won in this election: 9
    • Seats won in last election: 6
  • Party: We are Peru / Somos Peru (SP)
    • Leader: Alberto ANDRADE
    • Seats won in this election: 9
    • Seats won in last election: N/A
  • Party: American Popular Revolutionary Alliance / Partido Aprista Peruano (PAP)
    • Leader: Jorge del CASTILLO
    • Seats won in this election: 6
    • Seats won in last election: 8
  • Party: National Solidarity Party / Partido Solidaridad Nacional (PSN)
    • Leader: Luis CASTAÑEDA
    • Seats won in this election: 5
    • Seats won in last election: N/A

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 25,914,875 (2000)
  • Registered Voters: 14,340,169 (2000)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 12,964,036 (2000)

·         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: 24 (following the 2000 elections)

·         Human Development Index Position: 84 (2014)

·         Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: Low (2014)

Disability Data:

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

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

·         Population with a disability: 3,887,231 (est.)