Peruvian general election, 1995

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Peruvian presidential election, 1995
Peru
1990 ←
9 April 1995 → 2000

  Al Fujimori.jpg Javier Pérez de Cuéllar.JPG
Nominee Alberto Fujimori Javier Pérez de Cuéllar
Party Cambio 90 UPP
Popular vote 4,645,279 1,555,623
Percentage 64.3% 21.5%

President before election

Alberto Fujimori
Cambio 90

Elected President

Alberto Fujimori
Cambio 90

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General elections were held in Peru on 9 April 1995,[1] the first under the 1993 constitution. Incumbent President Alberto Fujimori was re-elected with 64% of the vote, whilst his Cambio 90 party won a majority of seats in the newly unicameral Congress.

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party Votes %
Alberto Fujimori Cambio 90 4,645,279 64.3
Javier Pérez de Cuéllar Union for Peru 1,555,623 21.5
Mercedes Cabanillas American Popular Revolutionary Alliance 297,327 4.1
Alejandro Toledo Possible Country 234,946 3.3
Ricardo Belmost Civil Works Movement 175,042 2.4
Raúl Diez Canseco Popular Action 121,872 1.7
Ezequiel Ataucusi Agricultural People's Front of Peru 56,827 0.8
Augustín Haya de la Torre United Left 41,985 0.6
Luis Cáceres Velásquez National Front of Workers and Peasants 24,640 0.3
Sixtilio Dalmau New Peru Movement 9,583 0.1
Víctor Echegaray Reformist Party of Peru 8,829 0.1
Edmundo Inga Alternative Peru Puma 6,740 0.1
Miguel Campos Peace and Development 6,143 0.1
Carlos Cruz Independent Front of National Reconciliation 5,106 0.1
Invalid/blank votes 1,576,708
Total 8,803,049 100
Registered voters/turnout 11,974,396 73.5
Source: Nohlen

Congress[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–[a]
Cambio 90 2,193,724 51.1 67 +35
Union for Peru 584,099 13.6 17 New
American Popular Revolutionary Alliance 274,263 6.4 8 –45
Independent Moralizing Front 205,117 4.8 6 –1
Possible Country 175,693 4.1 5 New
Popular Action 142,638 3.3 4 –22
Christian People's Party 127,277 3.0 3 –22
Renewal Movement 123,969 2.9 3 New
Civil Works Movement 80,918 1.9 2 New
United Left 80,078 1.9 2 –14
Agricultural People's Front of Peru 46,102 1.1 1 +1
National Front of Workers and Peasants 46,027 1.1 1 –2
Independent Agrarian Movement 33,283 0.8 1 New
New Peru Movement 28,177 0.7 0 New
Reformist Party of Peru 12,484 0.3 0 New
Alternative Peru Puma 11,961 0.3 0 New
Apertura para el Desarrollo Nacional 10,224 0.2 0 New
Independent Front of National Reconciliation 9,988 0.2 0 New
Independent Inca Movement 9,281 0.2 0 New
Social Independent Movement 6,116 0.1 0 New
Other parties 88,231 2.1 0
Invalid/blank votes 3,671,464
Total 7,961,114 100 120 –60
Registered voters/turnout 11,865,283 67.1
Source: Nohlen

a Seat totals are compared with the House of Representatives elected in the previous general elections in 1990.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p454 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3