Elections in Chile

Elections in Chile, Political elections for public offices in Chile.

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Chile holds nationwide presidential, parliamentary, regional and municipal elections. The electoral process is supervised by the Electoral Service (Servicio Electoral), which is independent from the government. Winners are officially proclaimed by the Election Examining Tribunal (Tribunal Calificador de Elecciones), which is composed of four members of Chile's Supreme Court and one former legislator chosen by the Court. Schedule Election Inauguration Electorate All citizens of Chile as well as foreigners residing legally in Chile for at least five years, who are at least 18 years of age on the day of the election, are eligible to vote. Enrollment in Chile is automatic and voting is voluntary.
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