Parliamentary elections: 77% of Peruvians plan to vote for new candidates

12:30 | Lima, Nov. 12.

The latest Datum poll revealed on Tuesday that 77% of Peruvian nationals would vote for new candidates during the parliamentary elections scheduled for January 26, 2020.

According to the study, published in Peru21 newspaper, 8% of respondents would vote for a repeat candidate, while the remaining 15% did not specify.

On the other hand, the survey indicates that 43% of those polled would vote for a guest candidate, whereas 34% for a member of a political group.

In addition, 34% of respondents said they would vote for a center candidate, 18% for a conservative right-wing candidate, 10% for a conservative left-wing candidate, 7% for a radical right-wing candidate, and 5% for a radical left-wing candidate.

When asked about which political group should remain in Congress, 15% of respondents said Accion Popular, followed by Fuerza Popular—FP (5%) and Partido Morado (5%).

4% of those surveyed mentioned Alianza para el Progreso—APP and Frente Amplio—FA, 3% expressed support for Partido Popular Cristiano—PPC and Partido Aprista—APRA, while 2% followed suit for Democracia Directa and Vamos Peru.

Technical details

Publishing newspaper: Peru21
Coverage: Lima Metropolitan Area, as well as Ancash, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Cajamarca, Callao, Cusco, Huanuco, Ica, Junin, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Loreto, Piura, Puno, and San Martin regions.
Sample size: 1,224 respondents
Margin of error: +/- 2.8%. 
Level of confidence: 95%. 
Fieldwork period: November 1-4, 2019.


Published: 11/12/2019
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