Chilean general election, 1989

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Chilean presidential election, 1989
Chile
1970 ←
December 14, 1989 → 1993

  Patricio Aylwin (1990) - 2.jpg Hernán Büchi.jpg Francisco Javier Errázuriz Talavera (Recorte).jpg
Nominee Patricio Aylwin Hernán Büchi Francisco Javier Errázuriz Talavera
Party Christian Democratic Independent Independent
Alliance Concert of Parties for Democracy
Unity for Democracy
Democracy and Progress
Radical Democracy
Liberal-Chilean Socialist
National Party
National Advance
Southern Party
Popular vote 3,850,571 2,052,116 1,077,172
Percentage 55.17% 29.40% 15.43%

President before election

Augusto Pinochet
Military

Elected President

Patricio Aylwin
Christian Democrat

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Presidential election ballot paper

General elections were held in Chile on 14 December 1989,[1] bringing to an end the military regime that had been in place since 1973. Patricio Aylwin of the Concert of Parties for Democracy alliance was elected President, whilst the alliance also won a majority of seats in both the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate.

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party/coalition Votes  %
Patricio Aylwin PDC/CPD 3,850,571 55.17
Hernán Büchi Independent/D&P 2,052,116 29.40
Francisco Javier Errázuriz Independent 1,077,172 15.43
Valid votes 6,979,859 100.00
Null votes 103,631 1.45
Blank votes 75,237 1.05
Total votes 7,158,727 100.00
Registered voters/turnout 7,557,537 94.72
Source: Tricel via Servel

Senate[edit]

Coalition Party Votes % Seats
Concert of Parties for Democracy Christian Democratic Party 2,188,329 32.2 13
Party for Democracy 820,393 12.1 4
Radical Party 147,364 2.2 2
Humanist Party 35,534 0.5 0
Independents 523,369 7.7 3
Democracy and Progress National Renewal 731,678 10.8 5
Independent Democratic Union 347,445 5.1 2
Independents 1,290,886 19.0 9
Liberal-Chilean Socialist Liberal Party 10,129 0.2 0
Chilean Socialist Party 4,254 0.1 0
Independents 199,618 2.9 0
Alliance of the Centre Radical Democracy Party 28,695 0.4 0
National Advance 697 0.0 0
Independents 62,015 0.9 0
Broad Party of the Socialist Left 288,397 4.2 0
Southern Party 45,584 0.7 0
National Party 43,741 0.6 0
Independents 32,282 0.5 0
Invalid/blank votes 358,032
Total 7,158,442 100 38
Registered voters/turnout 7,556,613 94.7
Source: Nohlen

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

Coalition Party Votes % Seats
Concert of Parties for Democracy Christian Democratic Party 1,766,347 26.0 38
Party for Democracy 778,501 11.5 16
Radical Party 268,103 3.9 5
Humanist Party 52,225 0.8 1
The Greens 14,942 0.2 0
Independents 619,595 9.1 9
Democracy and Progress National Renewal 1,242,432 18.3 29
Independent Democratic Union 667,369 9.8 11
Independents 413,780 6.1 8
Unity for Democracy Broad Party of the Socialist Left 297,897 4.4 2
Democratic Socialist Radical Party 1,330 0.0 0
Independents 61,374 0.9 0
Alliance of the Centre National Advance 57,574 0.9 0
Radical Democracy Party 28,575 0.4 0
Independents 91,793 1.4 0
Liberal-Chilean Socialist Liberal Party 47,237 0.7 0
Chilean Socialist Party 10,398 0.2 0
Independents 148,503 2.2 0
National Party 53,819 0.8 0
Southern Party 47,387 0.7 0
Independents 127,941 1.9 1
Invalid/blank votes 361,524
Total 7,158,646 100 120
Registered voters/turnout 7,556,613 94.7
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p262 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3