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Chile

Basic Information:
Parliament website: http://www.congreso.cl
Size of parliament: 117 (congress), 48 (senate)
Form of government: presidential
Electoral system: mixed, proportionality with two-member districts
Continuous democracy since: 1990
Last parliamentary election: 11 December 2005
Freedom House political freedom score in 2004: 1
Population: 15.8 million


Research:

Aleman, Eduardo and Sebastian M. Saiegh (2004) ‘Legislative Preferences, Political Parties, and Coalition Unity in the Chilean Chamber of Deputies’, mimeo, University of Houston/University of Pittsburgh.
Carey, John M. (1999) ‘Partidos y coaliciones en el Congreso Chileno’, Política y gobierno VI(2): 365-406. Mexico City: Centro de Investigaciones y Docencia Economica.
Carey, John M. (2002) ‘Parties, Coalitions, and the Chilean Congress in the 1990s’, in Scott Morgenstern and Benito Nacif (eds) Legislative Politics in Latin America, Cambridge Univeristy Press.
Londregan, John B. (2000) Legislative Institutions and Ideology in Chile, New York: Cambridge University Press.
Morgenstern, Scott (2004) Patterns of Legislative Politics: Roll Call Voting in the Latin America and the United States, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Siavelis, Peter M. (1999) President and Congress in Postauthoritarian Chile: Institutional Constraints to Democratic Consolidation, University Park, PA: Penn State University Press.
Hughes, Steven W. and Kenneth J. Mijeski (1973) Legislative-Executive Policy-Making: the Cases of Chile and Costa Rica, London: Sage.

Data:

1997-1998

1998-2000

Citation should be to: Carey, John M. [year.] Carey data archive. http://www.dartmouth.edu/~jcarey/dataarchive.htm



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