Chilean general election, 1993

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Chilean presidential election, 1993
Chile
1989 ←
December 11, 1993 → 1999–2000

  Edo.Frei.jpg Arturo Alessandri Besa.jpg
Nominee Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle Arturo Alessandri Besa
Party Christian Democrat Independent
Alliance Concertación Alliance
Popular vote 4,044,898 1,703,408
Percentage 57.98% 24.42%

President before election

Patricio Aylwin
Christian Democrat

Elected President

Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle
Christian Democrat

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General elections were held in Chile on 11 December 1993.[1] Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle of the Concert of Parties for Democracy alliance was elected President, whilst the alliance also won a majority of seats in the Chamber of Deputies and maintained its majority in the Senate.

Results[edit]

President[edit]

Candidate Party/Coalition Votes  %
Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle Christian Democratic Party/CPD 4,044,898 57.98
Arturo Alessandri Besa Independent/UPC 1,703,408 24.42
José Piñera Independent 431,241 6.18
Manfred Max Neef Independent 387,437 5.55
Eugenio Pizarro Independent 327,501 4.69
Cristián Reitze Humanist-Green Alliance Party 81,832 1.17
Valid votes 6,976,317 100.00
Null votes 271,424 3.67
Blank votes 136,968 1.85
Total votes 7,387,709 100.00
Registered voters/turnout 8,085,439 91.23
Source: Tricel via Servel

Senate[edit]

Coalition Party Votes % Seats
Elected Total +/–
Concert of Parties for Democracy Christian Democratic Party 378,987 20.2 4 13 0
Socialist Party 238,405 12.7 3 5 +5
Party for Democracy 275,727 14.7 2 2 –2
Radical Party 119,459 6.4 0 1 –1
Independents 27,253 1.5 0 0 –3
Union for Progress National Renewal 279,580 14.9 5 11 +6
Independent Democratic Union 190,283 10.2 2 3 +1
Southern Party 52,509 2.8 0 0 0
Union of the Centrist Center 46,455 2.5 1 1 +1
Independents 130,587 7.0 1 2 –7
Alternative Left Democracy Communist Party 65,073 3.5 0 0 New
Popular Unitary Action Movement 3,030 0.2 0 0 New
Independents 13,278 0.7 0 0
Humanist–Green Alliance 8,528 0.5 0 0 0
Independents 41,233 2.2 0 0 0
Invalid/blank votes 171,554
Total 2,045,681 100 18 38 0
Source: Nohlen

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

Coalition Party Votes % Seats +/–
Concert of Parties for Democracy Christian Democratic Party 1,827,373 27.1 37 –1
Socialist Party 803,719 11.9 15 +15
Party for Democracy 798,206 11.8 15 –1
Radical Party 200,837 3.0 2 –3
Party of Social Democracy 53,377 0.8 0 New
Independents 79,764 0.7 1 –8
Union for Progress National Party 2,688 0.4 0 0
National Renewal 1,098,852 16.3 29 0
Independent Democratic Union 816,104 12.1 15 +4
Union of the Centrist Center 216,639 3.2 2 New
Southern Party 13,422 0.2 0 0
Independents 324,084 4.8 4 –4
Alternative Left Democracy Communist Party 336,034 5.0 0 New
Popular Unitary Action Movement 6,644 0.1 0 New
Independents 87,817 1.3 0
The New Left Humanist–Green Alliance 67,733 1.0 0 –1
Ecological Movement 2,215 0.0 0 New
Independents 26,247 0.4 0
Independents 7,104 0.1 0 –1
Invalid/blank votes 646,157
Total 7,385,016 100 120 0
Registered voters/turnout 8,085,493 91.3 2
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

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