Second round: almost 7 million Peruvians will vote in regional elections this December 4

Regional and Municipal Elections of Peru in 2022 will be held in October.  (Andean)
Regional and Municipal Elections of Peru in 2022 will be held in October. (Andean)

There are less than fifteen days left for a new election day. More of six million citizens will go to the amphoras this December 4 to elect their authorities, according to the National Elections Jury (JNE)

They are a total of 6 million 892,979 people that are qualified to date to compete in the second regional election with the aim of electing their new candidates for a four year period.

According to the information provided by the autonomous constitutional body of the Peruvian State, whose purpose is to monitor the legality of the exercise of suffrage, electoral processes and popular consultations, guaranteeing respect for the will, are 3 million 468,588 (50.32%) women who can cast their vote.

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Regarding the male sex, they indicated that they are 3 million 424,391 (49.68%)according to the detail registered in the electoral roll systematized by the Electoral Process Operations Center (COPE) of the electoral body.

Of the total number indicated by the National Elections Jury (JNE) there are 1,941,159 voters of young people under 30 years of age and 600,277 over 70 years of age.

On the other hand, according to the JNE register, the regions with the highest number of voters for this second electoral day are Piura and Cajamarcawith one million 432,221 and one million 131,382 voters, respectively.

Subsequently, the region of Cusco (one million 52,153), Lambayeque (992,096), Callao (830,749) and Lima Provinces (772,477).

In the case of Amazonas, Pasco and Moquegua register the fewest number of voters, with 319,338, 210,556 and 152,007 respectively for this December 4, 2022.

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It is important to consider that the second regional election, as provided for in the Regional Elections Law (Law 27683), will be held in constituencies where no candidate formula reached the 30% of the valid votes.

This percentage obtained in the regional election process carried out on October 2, did not exceed what the Peruvian regulations indicate for a candidate can assume the authority of a Peruvian region.

Municipal and Regional Elections in Peru are running smoothly
Municipal and Regional Elections in Peru are running smoothly

Likewise, it is indicated in article 5 of the aforementioned norm that if the aforementioned percentage is not exceeded, a second choice within 30 calendar days following the proclamation of the official calculations.

Therefore, on the fourth day of the last month of the year, political organizations participate that reached the two highest votes.

This December 4 of this year will be held the regional electoral runoff in some Peruvian cities because no candidate achieved the minimum percentage of valid votes to be elected as authorities.

Through a press release, the National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE), reported that the first part of the register record corresponding to the electoral documents was printed.

On the other hand, he explained that within these writings, the complete list and list of voters are considered, which is developed in the district of Independencia and will be carried out uninterruptedly with the supervision of the corresponding authorities.

Similarly, the autonomous constitutional electoral body that is part of the structure of the Peruvian Stateexplained that the list of voters is the document that is posted at the entrance of the voting rooms.

In said writings, the ID number, full names and surnames and order number of each of the voters that make up a polling station. All the data will be duly ordered, to facilitate a good electoral day in this second round.

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