ElectionGudie

Jan. 26, 2020 Held

18,369,088
Voted
Peru

Republic of Peru

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

Results

26%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:18,369,088
Valid Votes:6,442,999
Invalid Votes:3,570,709

Parties:

Party Seats Won Seats Change Votes

Accion Popular 25 - 1,518,171

10.26%

Podemos Perú 11 - 1,240,716

8.38%

Frente Popular Agricola Del Peru 15 - 1,240,084

8.38%

Alliance for Progress 22 - 1,178,020

7.96%

Purple Party 9 - 1,095,491

7.40%

Popular Force 15 - 1,081,174

7.31%

Union for Peru 13 - 1,001,716

6.77%

Broad Front for Justice, Life, and Lilberty 9 - 911,701

6.16%

We Are Peru 11 - 895,700

6.05%

More Info:

At stake in this election:

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

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Martín VIZCARRA (since 23 March 2018)
  • Head of Government: President Ollanta HUMALA Tasso (since 23 March 2018)
  • 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:

  • Members of Congress are directly elected in multi-seat constituencies by proportional representative vote.
  • To enter Congress, parties must either cross the 5% electoral threshold at the national level, or win at least seven seats in one constituency.