Chilean parliamentary election, 2001

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Chilean parliamentary election, 2001
Chile
1997 ←
December 16, 2001 → 2005

All of the 120 seats in the Chamber of Deputies
18 out of 49 seats in the Senate

61 deputies and 26 senators seats needed for a majority
Turnout 87.11%
  First party Second party
  Concertacion.svg Alianza (Chile) logo.png
Party Concertación Alliance
Seats before 69 D / 24 S 47 D / 18 S
Seats after 62 deputies
24 senators
57 deputies
18 senators
Seat change Decrease7 D / Steady0 S Increase10 D / Steady0 S
Popular vote 2,942,989 2,720,195
Percentage 47.90% 44,27%
Swing -2,61% 2,61% +8,01% 8,01%
Coat of arms of Chile.svg
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Parliamentary elections were held in Chile on 16 December 2001.[1] The Concert of Parties for Democracy alliance remained the largest faction in the Chamber of Deputies, but saw its majority in the Chamber reduced to just two seats.

Results[edit]

Senate[edit]

Coalition Party Votes % Seats
Concert of Parties for Democracy Christian Democratic Party 395,728 22.8 2
Socialist Party 254,905 14.7 4
Party for Democracy 219,335 12.7 3
Social Democrat Radical Party 19,025 1.1 0
Alliance for Chile National Renewal 342,045 19.7 4
Independent Democratic Union 263,035 15.2 3
Independents 157,639 9.1 2
Communist Party 45,735 2.6 0
Humanist Party 6,465 0.4 0
Liberal Party[disambiguation needed] 1,407 0.1 0
Invalid/blank votes 242,602
Total 1,975,017 100 18
Registered voters/turnout 2,307,154 85.6
Source: Nohlen, IPU

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

Coalition Party Votes % Seats +/–
Concert of Parties for Democracy Christian Democratic Party 1,162,210 18.9 23 –15
Party for Democracy 782,333 12.7 20 +4
Socialist Party 614,434 10.0 10 –1
Social Democrat Radical Party 248,821 4.0 6 +2
Independents 135,191 2.2 3 +3
Alliance for Chile Independent Democratic Union 1,547,209 25.2 31 +14
National Renewal 845,865 13.8 18 –5
Independents 327,121 5.3 8 +2
Communist Party 320,668 5.2 0 0
Humanist Party 69,692 1.1 0 0
Liberal Party[disambiguation needed] 3,475 0.1 0 New
Independents 86,964 1.4 1 –1
Invalid/blank votes 890,290
Total 7,034,293 100 120 0
Registered voters/turnout 8,075,446 87.1
Source: Nohlen

References[edit]

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