JNE points out that the number of candidates is the lowest compared to the 4 previous processes

JNE points out that the number of candidates is the lowest compared to the 4 previous processes

On the other hand, there are a total of 1,908 citizens who were elected in the 2014 elections and seek to be elected again after a term of office.< /h2>

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JNE points out that the number of candidates is the lowest compared to the 4 previous processes

In regional and municipal elections By 2022, 242 regional lists, 1,504 provincial lists, and 9,689 district lists will participate. (Photo: Andina)

The process of Elections Regional and Municipal 2022 has the lowest number of candidacies in competition (83 thousand 381), in relation to the four previous processes of this type in the country, according to the Electoral Profile No. 4 study of the < b>National Elections Jury (JNE).

The document, updated on July 22 , specifies that 97 thousand 459 applicants participated in the 2018 elections and 95 thousand 395 in those of 2014, while 93 thousand 265 did so in the 2010 elections and 89 thousand 509 in those of 2006.

In relation to the percentage of candidates by type of political organization, the predominance of political parties in 2018 is maintained for this year's elections.

Four years ago the percentage of participation of political parties was 65.3% and in 2022 it is 55.9%, while that of regional movements was 34.5% in 2018 and today it is 43.3%.

Electoral Profile No. 4 also reports that 242 regional lists, 1,504 provincial lists, and 9,689 district lists will participate in the 2022 elections. In the case of lists for regional positions, the jurisdictions with the largest number of competing lists are Callao (16) and Arequipa (15). In contrast, the regions with the fewest lists are Apurímac and Huancavelica, each with 5.

At the level of the provincial and district municipal lists, the provinces have between eight and 423 lists in competition. Thus, Lima is the one with the largest number of this type of payroll with 423 (10 provincial and 413 district). On the contrary, the province of Asunción (Áncash) is the one with the lowest number of lists with eight (four provincial and four district).

De On the other hand, there is a total of 1,908 citizens who were elected in the 2014 elections and seek to be elected again after a term of office (intermittent re-election). The majority are former council members and district mayors, 86.3% being men.

Meanwhile, there are 1,327 citizens who have decided to run for a different position for the one they were elected in the 2018 elections (crossed re-election that does not contravene the prohibition of immediate re-election). Of them, the majority (78.2%) are men.