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List of political parties in Chile


List of political parties in Chile

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This article lists political parties in Chile.

Chile has a multi-party system, within a system with two dominant coalitions.


  • Political parties 1
    • Active 1.1
    • Historical 1.2
  • Alliances 2
    • Active 2.1
    • Historical 2.2
  • See also 3
  • References 4

Political parties


There are currently 13 legally constituted political parties in Chile.[1]

Parties in green are part of the current administration.

(name in Spanish)
International affiliation Area of operation Senators
Regional advisors
Independent Democratic Uniond
Unión Demócrata Independiente
International Democrat Union Nationwide. 8 29 47 46 352 20.72%
Christian Democratic Party
Partido Demócrata Cristiano
Centrist Democrat International Nationwide. 6 21 45 56 323 16.18%
National Renewalc
Renovación Nacional
International Democrat Union Nationwide. 6 15 42 41 321 14.78%
Party for Democracyf
Partido Por la Democracia
Progressive Alliance, Socialist International, COPPPAL Nationwide. 6 15 32 37 200 14.33%
Socialist Party
Partido Socialista de Chile
Progressive Alliance, Socialist International, São Paulo Forum, COPPPAL Nationwide. 6 15 33 30 219 14.23%
None. Regions XV, I, II, III, RM, VIII and XI. 1 0 0 1 7 1.69%
Social Democrat Radical Partya
Partido Radical Socialdemócrata
Progressive Alliance, Socialist International, COPPPAL Nationwide. 0 6 12 13 90 1.68%
Communist Party
Partido Comunista de Chile
São Paulo Forum, Bolivarian Congress of the People, International Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties Nationwide. 0 6 12 4 92 1.50%
Independent Regionalist Party
Partido Regionalista Independiente
None. XV, I and II. 0 0 2 2 95 0.15%
Progressive Party
Partido Progresista
None. Nationwide. 0 0 2 3 25 0.13%
Green Ecologist Party
Partido Ecologista Verde
Global Greens Regions I, II, III, IV, RM, VIII, XIV, X and XI. 0 0 1 0 0 0.03%
Humanist Partyd
Partido Humanista
Humanist International, São Paulo Forum All regions, except X. 0 0 0 0 14 0.01%
Equality Party
Partido Igualdad
None. Regions XV, I, II, IV, V, RM, VIII and XI. 0 0 0 0 1 0.00%

a A fusion of the Chilean Social Democracy Party (Partido Socialdemocracia Chilena) and the Radical Party of Chile (Partido Radical de Chile).
b The percentage of seats held by a party in each elected body is multiplied by a weighting factor, which is equal to the inverse value of that body's total seats divided by the summation of the inverse values of all bodies' total seats. The resulting weighted percentages are then summed together to obtain a party's "weighted representation" value. (Formula: [S/38^2+D/120^2+R/278^2+M/345^2+C/2224^2]/T, with T=1/38+1/120+1/278+1/345+1/2224, S=party senators, D=party deputies, R=party regional advisors, M=party mayors, C=party councilmen.)
c Figures updated with the December 2013-January 2014 party resignations of RN senators Antonio Horvath and Lily Pérez, and RN deputies Pedro Browne, Joaquín Godoy and Karla Rubilar, and the August 2014 party resignation of RN deputy Gaspar Rivas.
d Figures updated with, the July 2013 party resignation of UDI mayor of Santo Domingo Fernando Rodríguez Larraín; the January 2014 death of Yumbel mayor Camilo Cabezas (PH) and its subsequent replacement with independent councilman Jaime Gacitúa, who in turn was replaced with Fredy Winter from the UDI; and the June 2015 party resignation of UDI councilman Francisco Vera.
e A fusion of the Broad Social Movement (Movimiento Amplio Social) and the Northern Force Party (Partido Fuerza del Norte).
f Figures updated with the September 2014 expulsion of Providencia councilman Rodrigo García Márquez from his party (PPD).





See also


  1. ^
  • Chile's Electoral Service
  • Chile's Library of Congress
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