Chilean general election, 1993

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Chilean presidential election, 1993
Chile
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  Edo.Frei.jpg Arturo Alessandri Besa.jpg
Nominee Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle Arturo Alessandri Besa
Party Christian Democratic Independent
Alliance Concertación Alliance
Popular vote 4,044,898 1,703,408
Percentage 57.98% 24.42%

President before election

Patricio Aylwin
Christian Democratic

Elected President

Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle
Christian Democratic

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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 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 the Progress of Chile 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 the Progress of Chile 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