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More than 150,000 Peruvians will be able to vote in Spain this Sunday

Madrid, Apr 11 (EFE) .- More than 150,000 Peruvians registered in Spain will be able to vote this Sunday in the general elections, in which the president, two vice presidents, 130 legislators and 5 representatives to Parliament will be elected.

They will exercise their right in a dozen venues spread throughout the Spanish geography, although the majority are concentrated in Madrid, where there are 75,778 registered voters, and Barcelona, ​​with 56,000.

Spain is the second country, behind the United States, with the most Peruvian voters.

Polling places will have all the sanitary measures to avoid coronavirus infections, such as the obligation to wear masks and maintain a safety distance, in addition to capacity control.

In the case of the presidential elections, voters will have to choose between 18 candidates to the two who go to the ballot.

Regarding congressmen, this is the first time that Peruvians living abroad will elect two representatives in Congress, as they now have their own electoral district.

In Peru, voting is face-to-face and mandatory, but in the case of residents abroad, if it is not exercised there is no fine.

(c) EFE Agency

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