Political career[change | change source]
2006 elections[change | change source]
In 2006, he was initially appointed by Perú Posible as a presidential candidate but independent Jeanette Emmanuel later replaced him as Perú Posible's candidate. With her withdrawal, Rafael Belaúnde was appointed as the new candidate, but he also withdrew. He instead ran for Congress, and was successfully re-elected as one of the only 2 congressman from Perú Posible, aside from Carlos Bruce.
2011 elections[change | change source]
He is considering running for Vice President once more in the upcoming early 2011 elections alongside Luis Castañeda, after having switched from Perú Posible due to irreconcilable differences with Toledo, to Partido Solidaridad Nacional. He lost his Congressional seat consequently.