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Elections 2021 | IEP: George Forsyth leads the presidential vote intention and is followed by Verónika Mendoza and Keiko Fujimori



Former Mayor of La Victoria, George Forsyth, obtained 23% of the presidential vote intention and is followed by Verónika Mendoza with 9.15% and Keiko Fujimori with 8%, according to the latest national telephone poll of the Peruvian Studies Institute (IEP).

According to the survey, released this Sunday by the La República newspaper, in fourth place appears the Congressman Daniel Urresti with 7.3%, followed by Hernando de Soto with 5.4%, Yonhy Lescano with 4.9%, César Acuña with 3.9%, Julio Guzmán with 3.9% and ex-president Ollanta Humala with 2.7%.

The IEP Research also requires approximately one 27% of the population without a presidential candidate, in this group are those who consider not voting for any option (19.1%), express a blank or flawed vote (2%) or do not know (5.5%).

The study reveals that a 66% of citizens would participate in the 2021 general elections if they were elected as members of the polling station. In addition, if the general elections were in person, 76% of the population would vote at their polling stations, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Only 22% would prefer not to do so.

The IEP national telephone survey, commissioned by the newspaper La República, was carried out on 1,212 people from 13 to 19 October 2020 with a margin of error of +/- 2.8%.

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