ElectionGudie

Nov. 19, 2017 Held

6,703,327
Voted
Chile

Republic of Chile

Election for President

Results

46%
Voter
Turnout*
Cast Votes:6,703,327
Valid Votes:6,600,280
Invalid Votes:103,047

Candidates:

Sebastian PIÑERA2,418,540

36.64

Alejandro Guillier1,498,040

22.70

Beatriz Sanchez1,338,037

20.27

José Kast523,375

7.93

Carolina Goic387,784

5.88

Eduardo Artes33,665

0

Alejandro Navarro23,968

0

More Info:

Chile: President, November 19, 2017

At stake in this election:

  • The office of the President of Chile

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: President Michelle BACHELET Jeria (since 11 March 2014)
  • Head of Government: President Michelle BACHELET Jeria (since 11 March 2014)
  • Assembly: Bicameral National Congress (Congreso Nacional) consisting of the Senate (Senado) with 38 seats and the Chamber of Deputies (Camara de Diputados) with 120 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The President is directly elected to a single 4-year term by absolute majority popular vote in 2 rounds, if needed.

Last Election:

  • The last presidential election in Chile occurred on November 17, 2013. Michelle BACHELET Jeria was elected President in a runoff.

Main candidates in the election:

  • Eduardo ARTES
    • Patriotic Union / Unión Patriótica
  • Marco ENRIQUEZ-OMINAMI
    • Progressive Party / Partido Progresista
  • Carolina GOIC
    • Christian Democratic Party / Partido Demócrata Cristiano
  • Alejandro GUILLIER
    • Independent
  • Antonio KAST
    • Independent
  • Alejandro NAVARRO
    • Pais
  • Sebastian PINERA
    • Independent
  • Beatriz SANCHEZ
    • Independent

Population and number of registered voters:

  • Population: 17,789,267 (2017 est.)
  • Registered Voters: 14,347,288

Gender Data:

  • Female Population: 9,030,084
  • Is Chile a signatory to CEDAW: Yes (17 July 1980)
  • Has Chile ratified CEDAW: Yes (7 December 1989)
  • Gender Quota: No
  • Female candidates in this election: Yes
  • Number of Female Parliamentarians: 23
  • Human Development Index Position: 38
  • Social Institutions and Gender Index (SIGI) Categorization: N/A

Disability Data:

  • Is Chile a signatory to CRPD: Yes (30 March 2007)
  • Has Chile ratified CRPD: Yes (29 July 2008)
  • Population with a disability: 2,626,239