Peruvians in Wellington and Auckland, New Zealand are the first to vote, this Saturday, in the general elections in Peru that called for Sunday 11, as part of about 860,000 overseas voters.
“The # centenary of elections abroad begins with the participation of our compatriots in Wellington and Auckland, New ZealandThe Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs noted via its Twitter account.
Due to the time difference, the tables are in the format New Zealand They were the first to receive the Peruvian electorate, followed by the Australians, it was reported Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
what a total 857803 Peruvian Residents abroad are entitled to vote in the 2021 general election, in which the president, two vice presidents, 130 legislators and 5 representatives will be elected in the Andean Parliament.
Overseas residents will have more than 2500 polling stations In 206 polling stations, arranged in 196 cities in 75 countries around the world.
But the electoral authorities and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have stated that it will not be possible to hold elections there Venezuela, because they did not receive the permits on time, nor in ChileAnd Paraguay s Aruba By worsening pandemic conditions COVID-19 in those countries.
In the wake of the epidemic, National Office of Electoral Operations (ONPE) has reorganized polling stations in Peru, which is experiencing a new peak in infections and deaths, to avoid 2.4 million voters voting at the same time, as was happening, according to its president, Piero Corveto.
cBased on information from EFE
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