Chilean parliamentary election, 1957

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Parliamentary elections were held in Chile on 3 March 1957.[1] The Radical Party emerged as the largest party in the Chamber of Deputies, winning 36 of the 147 seats.[2]

Results[edit]

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Radical Party 188,526 21.5 36 +18
Liberal Party 134,741 15.3 30 +7
United Conservative Party 121,223 13.8 21
National Falange 82,710 9.4 17 +14
Agrarian Labor Party 68,602 7.8 10 –16
People's Socialist Party 55,004 6.2 5 –15
Democratic Party 44,213 5.0 5 +4
Socialist Party 38,783 4.4 7 –2
National Union of Independents 37,975 4.3 7 +2
Social Christian Conservative Party 33,654 3.8 2
Labour Party 17,785 2.0 4 New
Republican Movement 10,393 1.2 1 New
Christian National Party 9,085 0.9 0 –4
Laborista Party 8,010 0.9 0 –1
Radical Doctrinaire Party 5,577 0.6 0 –3
Doctrinaire Democratic Party 3,302 0.4 0 New
People's National Movement 1,342 0.2 0 –1
Independents 17,304 2.0 2 New
Invalid/blank votes
Total 878,229 100 147 0
Registered voters/turnout 1,284,159
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, p280