Chilean parliamentary election, 1945

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Parliamentary elections were held in Chile on 4 March 1945.[1] Although the Conservative Party received the most votes, the Radical Party remained the largest party 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 25 of the 45 Senate seats up for election.[2]



Party Votes % Seats
Conservative Party48,94124.55
Radical Party43,81921.97
Liberal Party35,73017.96
Communist Party25,70812.83
Progressive Liberal Party16,8548.41
Socialist Party12,6256.32
Democratic Party8,1054.01
National Falange7,9593.80
Democrat Party2,1201.10
Popular Freedom Alliance1,5310.80
Agrarian Party6880.30
Source: Nohlen

Chamber of Deputies

Party Votes % Seats +/–
Conservative Party106,26423.636+4
Radical Party89,92220.039–5
Liberal Party80,57917.931+9
Communist Party46,13310.315–2
Socialist Party32,3147.26–9
Authentic Socialist Party25,1045.63New
Democratic Party21,4634.860
National Falange11,5652.630
Progressive Liberal Party9,8492.23New
Agrarian Party8,7501.930
Democrat Party2,5650.61–1
Popular Freedom Alliance6,2971.41
Other parties5,0821.1
Invalid/blank votes
Registered voters/turnout624,495
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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