74% of Peruvians against dissolved-Congress members running for re-election

Congress of Peru. Photo by the ANDINA. Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

LIMA, Nov 19, 2019, ANDINA. 74% of Peruvians disapprove of the decision of the National Election Board (JNE) that authorizes members of the dissolved-Congress to run in the January 2020 parliamentary elections, according to an Ipsos Peru poll published Monday, ANDINA reported.

The study reports that 24% approve dissolved-Congress members to run again, whereas 2% do not specify.

According to the poll, the citizens would vote for the following parties: Accion Popular (10%), Fuerza Popular (9%), Alianza por el Progreso (6%), Partido Morado (5%), APRA (3%), Partido Popular Cristiano (2%), Vamos Peru (2%), Juntos por el Peru (2%), and Frente Amplio (2%).

13% would vote for other political groups, 32% for none of them, and 14% do not specify.

In addition, 36% indicated that they would vote for a candidate who defends center political ideas, 33% for one representing the right, and 15% for one belonging to the left.

As is known, the Executive Branch constitutionally dissolved Congress on September 30 and called for parliamentary elections to be held on January 26, 2020.

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