According to data by Peru’s National Office of Electoral Processes, only 19 women were elected to be district and provincial mayors of a total of 1.676 district municipalities and 196 provincial municipalities.
Peru Women Still Victims of Political Gender Gap.
Over 23 million Peruvians cast their vote on Oct. 7, in the country’s regional and municipal elections to chose governors, vice-governors, regional council members, and mayors for the 2019-2022 period.
Fifteen women were elected district mayors, six of them were elected for districts in the capital city of Lima, and four others were elected to be provincial mayors. Yolinda Barrantes became the provincial mayor of the southern province of Puno, Rocio Narvaez won in the province of Antabamba, Lilia Gallegos in the Grau province, and Eveling Feliciano in