Congress of the Republic of Peru
Congress of the Republic
Congreso de la República
|Established||20 September 1822|
(First Constituent Congress)
26 July 1995
(1995 Peruvian general election)
President of Congress
1st Vice President of Congress
|Minority government (42)
|Constituencies using proportional representation|
with a 5% threshold
|11 April 2021|
|12 April 2026 (expected)|
Plaza Bolívar, Lima
Republic of Peru
Congressmen serve for a five-year term and can be re-elected as many times as they want even though this is very rare. Elections for congress happen at the same time as the election for president.
In 2020, Mirtha Vásquez was elected President of the Congress.
- "Peru’s small political parties scramble to survive".
- "Peru's president dissolves Congress to push through anti-corruption reforms". The Guardian. 2019-10-01. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2019-10-01.