U.S., country with highest number of registered Peruvian voters overseas

00:00 | Lima, Jan. 22.

The United States is the country with the highest number of registered Peruvian voters outside Peru for the 2020 Extraordinary Parliamentary Elections scheduled for January 26.

The North American nation is home to 304,860 registered voters, followed by Spain (145,804), Argentina (141,566), Chile (113,083), and Italy (92,020).

On the other hand, Macedonia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Algeria, Ukraine, and Egypt are among the 15 countries with the lowest number of registered voters overseas, with less than 100 electors each.

3,374 voting tables will be set up in 79 countries across five continents: Africa (6), the Americas (2,220), Asia (144), Europe (981), and Oceania (24).

According to the National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE), 974,230 Peruvian citizens will vote abroad during the upcoming parliamentary elections.

The electoral process abroad will start at 1:00 p.m. on January 25, 2020 (Peruvian time and day) in the city of Wellington (New Zealand) and will conclude on January 26 at 7 p.m. in the city of San Francisco (United States).

Parliamentary elections


The new 130 legislators will serve the remaining period of the 2016-2021 legislative tenure, following the dissolution of Congress.


Published: 1/22/2020