Who's Who in Lima's Mayoral Race

It’s election season in Lima. In less than three months, Limeños will go to the polls to choose the successor for outgoing Mayor Luis Castañeda Lossio who will be running in the April 2011 presidential contest. Although there are two frontrunners, 12 candidates have formally registered to run in the October 3 mayoral contest.

Here is a brief summary of each candidate:

Stay tuned as this blog looks in greater depth at some of the issues being addressed in the mayoral campaign.

*Sabrina Karim is a contributing blogger currently living in Lima, Peru, as part of a Fulbright Fellowship.

Any opinions expressed in this piece do not necessarily reflect those of Americas Quarterly or its publishers.
Tags: Peru, Lourdes Flores, Alex Kouri, 2010 Lima elections

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