ElectionGudie

April 10, 2016 Held

17,997,430
Voted
Peru

Republic of Peru

Election for President

Results

68%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:17,997,430
Valid Votes:14,926,870
Invalid Votes:3,070,560

Candidates:

Keiko Sofia FUJIMORI Higuchi5,943,163

39.82

Pedro Pablo KUCZYNSKI3,131,952

20.98

Veronika MENDOZA2,812,458

18.84

Alfredo BARNECHEA1,040,349

6.97

Alan GARCIA Pérez868,533

5.82

Gregorio Santos600,545

4.02

Fernando OLIVERA197,733

1.32

Alejandro TOLEDO194,795

1.30

Miguel HILARIO74,021

0

Antero FLORES ARAOZ63,321

0

More Info:

Peru: Presidential Election, 10 April 2016

At stake in this election:

  • The office of the President Peru

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Ollanta HUMALA Tasso (since 28 July 2011)
  • Head of Government: President Ollanta HUMALA Tasso (since 28 July 2011)
  • Assembly: Peru has a unicameral Congreso de la Republica del Peru (Congress of the Republic of Peru) composed of 130 seats with members serving 5-year terms.

Description of electoral system:

  • The president is directly elected by absolute majority popular vote in 2 rounds if needed, for a 5-year term.

Last Election:

  • Peru last held presidential elections on 10 April 2011 with a runoff election on 5 June 2011. In the runoff election, Ollanta HUMALA Tasso defeated Keiko FUJIMORI with 51.45% of the vote to her 48.55%.

Main candidates in the election:[1]

  • Keiko FUJIMORI
    • Party: Popular Force/Fuerza Popular
  • Pedro Pablo KUCZYNSKI
    • Party: Peruvians for Change/Peruanos Por el Kambio
  • Alan GARCIA
    • Coalition: Popular Alliance / Alianza Popular
  • Alfred BARNECHEA
    • Party: Popular Action/Acción Popular (AP)
  • Verónika MENDOZA
    • Party: Broad Front for Justice, Life, and Liberty / El Frente Amplio por Justicia, Vida y Libertad
  • Alejandro TOLEDO
    • Party: Possible Peru / Perú Posible
  • Gregorio SANTOS
    • Party: Direct Democracy / Democracia Directo
  • Antero Flores ARAOZ
    • Party: Order Party / Partido Político Orden
  • Fernando OLIVERA
    • Party: Hope Front / Frente Esperanza
  • Miguel HILARIO
    • Party: Progressing Peru / Progresando Perú

Population and number of registered voters:

·         Population: 30,444,999 (July 2015 est.)

·         Registered Voters: 22,901,954 (April 2015)

Gender Data:

·         Female Population: 15,466,807 (July 2015 est.)

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

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

·         Gender Quota: Yes[2]

·         Female candidates in this election: Yes

·         Number of Female Parliamentarians: 29 (22.31%)

·         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: 4,566,750


[1] Two candidates were disqualified from the ballot for irregularities in the nomination process

[2] The gender quota for the Congress of the Republic of Peru requires that at least 30% of the candidate lists be women.