In Sunday´s elections, voters in the Lima district of Cañete used an electronic voting system that proved efficient. According to statements given to Andina, participants took only 30 seconds to complete the entire voting process. It is simple and efficient, allowing the results to be released more quickly. The head of the ONPE (Office of Electoral Processes) told Andina that Pacarán, Cañete is an example of the future of voting in Peru: “We congratulate the population of Pacarán that participated in this day of democracy: using new technologies, such as the electronic vote, allows the voting process to be more secure and flexible, today showed us that we can use technological innovations that the world is currently using.”
Non electronic elections also took place throughout Peru on Sunday. According to El Comercio, there were 119 district mayors and 471 councilors up for election in different regions across the country such as Tacna, Trujillo, Puno, Pisco and Ica.
Municipal elections also occurred. In fact, 352 municipal authorities will be chosen in a total of 68 municipal districts.