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Electoral scrutiny

That, on May 20, 2011, Law N° 29688 was published in the official gazette El Peruano, which modifies Article 301° of Law N° 26859, Organic Law of Elections, determining the grounds for observation of an electoral record, which causes the repeal of the chief resolution mentioned in the preceding recital;

That, on the other hand, on June 1, 2012, the National Jury of Elections published in the official newspaper El Peruano, Resolution N° 0561-2012-JNE, by which this electoral body Convokes a Popular Consultation for the Revocation of the Mandate of Municipal Authorities for Sunday, September 30, 2012;

That, the aforementioned functions must be carried out respecting the jurisdictional competence that the Special Electoral Juries have over the electoral records that present: material errors resulting from arithmetic operations of the scrutiny, contested votes, electoral records without data, illegible or other contingencies;

Provisional Canvass 2021

– Political party regime, individual ballots -candidature list-; possibility of mergers and coalitions; principle of party self-regulation; mandatory periodic renewal of internal structures and party authorities.

– Political-partisan participation governed by the principle of parity -vertical and horizontal-, with the mechanism of alternation: all delegations, lists and even numbered bodies shall be composed of 50% women and 50% men; and in odd numbered bodies, the difference between the total number of men and women may not exceed one; two persons of the same sex may not be on the list consecutively -alternation- (Article 2 Electoral Code, Law No. 8765).

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– Method of election of Deputies, Councilmen, District Councilmen and Municipal District Councilmen, by quotient, subquotient and greater residue -variant of the proportional system- (Article 201 of the Electoral Code).

– Method of election of Mayors, Vice-Mayors, Intendencies, Vice-Intendencies and Sindicaturas and their corresponding alternates, by relative majority in their canton and district, respectively (Article 202 of the Electoral Code).

Law 18,700 updated 2021

The electoral process proper begins at the moment of the constitution of the polling station. The polling station must be formally constituted by means of a certificate issued for that purpose, on the date set by the promoters in their communication of their intention to hold elections. It is the duty of the polling stations to oversee the electoral process, preside over the voting, carry out the counting of the votes, attribute the results and resolve any complaints that may arise.

In general, their function is to oversee the entire electoral process, preside over the voting, carry out the scrutiny and resolve any claims that may arise. They adopt their resolutions by majority vote.

The Presiding Board must be formally constituted by means of minutes granted for this purpose, on the date set by the promoters in their communication of their intention to hold elections. It is the responsibility of the Presiding Board to oversee the electoral process, to preside over the voting, to count the votes, to attribute the results and to resolve any complaints that may arise.

The Table shall proclaim the candidacies presented, within the time limits established for this purpose. Claims may be lodged against the proclamation agreement within the following working day, and the board itself shall resolve the matter on the following working day.

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Employees and civil servants appointed as presiding officers or members of polling stations are entitled to a full day’s paid leave during the voting day, if it is a working day. In any case, they are entitled to a reduction of their working day by five hours on the day immediately following.

If any of the persons has any justified and documented cause that prevents him/her from accepting the office, he/she may present allegations (excuses) before the electoral board of the zone corresponding to his/her municipality of residence, within seven days from the notification of the designation.

In addition, the designated persons may allege other causes, justified by documentation, which the board shall evaluate before resolving the allegations. In any case, justified cause shall be deemed to exist when a person is ineligible.

If, subsequently, any of the designated persons is unable to appear for the performance of his office, he must notify the zone electoral board at least seventy-two hours before the act to which he must attend, providing the necessary justifications.