Chilean parliamentary election, 1941

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Parliamentary elections were held in Chile on 2 March 1941.[1] The Radical Party emerged as the largest party in the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate.

Electoral system[edit]

The term length for Senators was eight years, with around half of the Senators elected every four years. This election saw 20 of the 45 Senate seats up for election.[2]

Results[edit]

Senate[edit]

Party Votes % Seats
Conservative Party 52,540 22.5 5
Radical Party 49,719 21.3 6
Liberal Party 37,965 16.3 3
Socialist Party 37,857 16.2 2
Communist Party 28,449 12.2 3
Democratic Party 12,924 5.5 0
Laborista Party 5,877 2.5 0
Agrarian Party 3,855 1.7 1
Democrat Party 2,339 1.0 0
National Falange 1,228 1.6 0
Popular Freedom Alliance 762 0.3 0
Others, invalid and blank votes 4,910
Total 238,485 100 20
Source: Nohlen

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Radical Party 98,296 21.5 44 +15
Conservative Party 77,243 16.9 32 –3
Chilean Socialists' Group 75,500 16.8 15 –4
Communist Party 65,671 14.4 17 +11
Liberal Party 63,118 13.8 22 –13
Democratic Party 19,202 4.2 6 +1
National Falange 15,553 3.4 3 New
Popular Socialist Vanguard 11,175 2.5 2 New
Agrarian Party 7,723 1.7 3 +1
Democrat Party 6,389 1.4 2 –5
Radical Socialist Party 5,076 1.1 1 New
Popular Freedom Alliance 2,268 0.5 0 New
Other parties 9,217 2.0 0
Independents 1,058 0.2 0 –3
Invalid/blank votes
Total 457,489 100 147 +1
Registered voters/turnout 575,625
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p262 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3
  2. ^ Nohlen, p283