ElectionGudie

June 5, 2011 Held

16,466,397
Voted
Peru

Republic of Peru

Election for President

Results

77%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:16,466,397
Valid Votes:15,428,351
Invalid Votes:1,038,046

Candidates:

Ollanta Moises HUMALA Tasso7,937,704

51.45

Keiko Sofia FUJIMORI Higuchi7,490,647

48.55

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 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 (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: 4,463,983 (est.)