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Hitler vs Lennin in Peru mayoral election Hitler vs Lennin in Peru mayoral election
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The country is going to the polls on 7 October to elect regional and municipal authorities The country is going to the polls on 7 October to elect regional and municipal authorities
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Crime, corruption and lack of respect for institutions have given law a bad name in society , Authorities say process of free elections 'is guaranteed' Crime, corruption and lack of respect for institutions have given law a bad name in society , Authorities say process of free elections 'is guaranteed'
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<strong>In spite of threats, Hitler is to stand against Lennin hoping to return to power in a small town in the Andes mountains.</strong> <strong>In spite of threats, Hitler is to stand against Lennin hoping to return to power in a small town in the Andes mountains.</strong>
Local politician Hitler Alba is seeking a new term as mayor with campaign slogans reading “Hitler returns” and “Hitler with the people” appearing around the village of Yungar in Peru. Local politician Hitler Alba is seeking a new term as mayor with campaign slogans reading “Hitler returns” and “Hitler with the people” appearing around the village of Yungar in Peru.
Lennin Vladimir Rodríguez Valverde, a resident of a neighboring district and political rival, tried to block Alba’s registration as a candidate but electoral authorities rejected the request last week, allowing Hitler to appear on voting cards. Lennin Vladimir Rodríguez Valverde, a resident of a neighboring district and political rival, tried to block Alba’s registration as a candidate but electoral authorities rejected the request last week, allowing Hitler to appear on voting cards.
Some 23,375,000 voters are heading to the polls in the country on 7 October to elect almost 13,000 regional and municipal authorities including 25 regional governors, 196 provincial mayors and 1,874 district mayors. Some 23,375,000 voters are heading to the polls in the country on 7 October to elect almost 13,000 regional and municipal authorities including 25 regional governors, 196 provincial mayors and 1,874 district mayors.
Forty representatives of observation missions from 14 countries will be present to ensure a transparent process, said National Electoral Jury (JNE) President Victor Ticona. Forty representatives of observation missions from 14 countries will be present to ensure a transparent process, said National Electoral Jury (JNE) President Victor Ticona.
The electoral process in the capital city of Lima has been especially marred by a lack of debate, chauvinist and populist outbursts, and increasing cases of corruption at various levels of government. The electoral process in the capital city of Lima has been especially marred by a lack of debate, chauvinist and populist outbursts, and increasing cases of corruption at various levels of government.
On the elections' previous day, Jorge Muñoz was taking advantage over opponents in the race for mayor of Lima with a 27% preference, <a href="https://www.eldiario.es/politica/Jorge-Munoz-contrincantes-alcaldia-Lima_0_822068148.html">in a new polling station simulation seen by Spanish news agency EFE</a>.  On the elections' previous day, Jorge Muñoz was taking advantage over opponents in the race for mayor of Lima with a 27% of intended votes, <a href="https://www.eldiario.es/politica/Jorge-Munoz-contrincantes-alcaldia-Lima_0_822068148.html">in a new polling station simulation seen by Spanish news agency EFE</a>.
Peruvian pollsters Datum's survey, which can not be legally published in Peru till election day, shows Muñoz breaking the short distance that separated the twenty candidates to the municipal chair of Lima and confirms the rise of the centrist Acción Popular candidate and current mayor of the Lima district of Miraflores. Peruvian pollsters Datum's survey, which can not be legally published in Peru till election day, shows Muñoz breaking the short distance that separated the twenty candidates to the municipal chair of Lima and confirms the rise of the centrist Acción Popular candidate and current mayor of the Lima district of Miraflores.
Controversial former minister of interior Daniel Urresti, candidate for Podemos Perú party owned by businessman José Luna, appears in second place with 14.2%. Controversial former minister of interior Daniel Urresti, candidate for Podemos Perú party owned by businessman José Luna, appears in second place with 14.2%.
Tthird place is for former congressman Renzo Reggiardo, Peru Patria Segura party candidate and the only one of the twenty hopefuls who did not want to take part in the previous debate organized by JNE.  Third place is for former congressman Renzo Reggiardo, Peru Patria Segura party candidate and the only one of the twenty hopefuls who did not want to take part in the previous debate organized by JNE.
9.2% of voters preferred to vote blank, and 6.8% chose a null vote. 9.2% of voters preferred to vote blank, and 6.8% chose a null vote.
The survey, carried out on the eve of the elections, interviewed 500 people between 18 and 70 years of age in 32 of the 43 Lima districts, with a error margin of 4.4% and a 95% reliability.  The eve of elections poll interviewed 500 people between 18 and 70 years of age in 32 of 43 Lima districts, with a error margin of 4.4% and a 95% reliability.
Every once in a while Peruvian names have been known to raise eyebrows internationally; in 2017, Osama Vinladen played for the country’s junior football team. Every once in a while Peruvian names have been known to raise eyebrows internationally; in 2017, Osama Vinladen played for the country’s junior football team.
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