A good part of the premises, which will serve as voting centers for the Regional and Municipal Elections 2022 of this Sunday, October 2, are educational institutions, so the question arises if there will be classes this Friday, September 30 and Monday, October 3, because they must be conditioned.
Electoral material must arrive at schools, institutes, universities, as well as other types of premises that will serve as voting centers, and the facilities must be conditioned for a correct development of the day, in charge of the National Office of Electoral Processes ( ONPE), which will have the support of the Armed Forces to safeguard the locations.
For the day of the elections, 505,938 citizens have been selected as polling station members, including regulars and alternates, who will be responsible for the development of the day to which 24,760,062 citizens have been called.
WILL THERE BE CLASSES THIS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 AND MONDAY, OCTOBER 3?
Unlike other elections, this time the classes will not be affected by the development of the elections. The Ministry of Education (Minedu) reported that this Friday, September 30 and Monday, October 3, school work will take place normally and will not be suspended.
Through a statement, the ministry indicated that on Friday the educational institutions will offer all the facilities to the National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE) for the installation of the voting tables and the secret voting chambers for the holding of the Regional Elections. and Municipal 2022.
The ONPE indicated that it has already learned of the school hours for the use of schools as polling places, which in turn has been communicated to the heads of the Decentralized Offices of Electoral Processes throughout the country.
HOW MANY POLLING PLACES WILL THERE BE IN THESE 2022 ELECTIONS?
For election day, 84,323 voting tables must be installed distributed in 12,000 polling places throughout the country, with schools, institutes and universities being the most used. However, complexes, stadiums, coliseums, parks, as well as other institutions that meet certain characteristics such as having electricity and hygienic services are also designated.
WHAT WILL BE THE SCHEDULE OF THE 2022 REGIONAL AND MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS?
The hours to comply with the duty to vote are from 7 am to 5 pm, but the ONPE suggests voting in a staggered schedule in order to avoid crowds, because we are still in a pandemic. This is the proposal:
Voters in risk groups
If you are an older adult, pregnant woman or person with disabilities or at risk, it is recommended to go at the following times
- From 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
voters at large
If you do not belong to a risk group, it is recommended to go at the following times, according to the last digit of your ID:
- 1, 2, 3 and 4: from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
- 5,6, 7, 8, 9 and 0: from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.