Chilean parliamentary election, 1937

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Parliamentary elections were held in Chile on 7 March 1937.[1] The Liberal Party and the Conservative Party emerged as the largest parties in the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate.

Electoral system

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]



Party Votes % Seats
Liberal Party46,22331.07
Conservative Party41,47327.86
Radical Party26,19317.63
National Progressive Party7,5435.11
Democrat Party7,0044.72
Socialist Party6,1034.10
Liberal Democratic Party5,7583.91
Nazi Party3,8582.6
Agrarian Party2,1871.5
Others, invalid and blank votes42,786
Source: Nohlen

Chamber of Deputies

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Conservative Party87,84521.335+1
Liberal Party85,51520.735+9
Radical Party76,94118.729–5
Socialist Party46,05011.219New
Democrat Party20,0264.970
Democratic Party18,6764.55–8
National Progressive Party17,1624.26+5
Nazi Party14,2353.53New
Republican Action9,8022.42New
Agrarian Party9,7212.42–2
Other parties9,2172.20
Invalid/blank votes
Registered voters/turnout495,648
Source: Nohlen


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