1915 Chilean presidential election
A presidential election was held in Chile in 1915. It was a bitterly contested election between Juan Luis Sanfuentes —a coalition candidate of the Liberal Party and Conservative Party— and Javier Ángel Figueroa —supported by the Liberal Alliance parties. Sanfuentes beat Figueroa by a single vote, with numerous allegations of fraud and electoral intervention. Because of this two situations, the National Congress made a contingent vote which Sanfuentes won.
|Turnout||81.28% 28 pp|
1915 Chilean contingent vote
150 votes in the National Congress
75 votes needed to win
|Presidential candidate||Party||Popular vote||Electoral vote||Contingent vote|
|Juan Luis Sanfuentes Andonaegui||Coalition||174||77|
|Javier Ángel Figueroa Larraín||Liberal Alliance||173||41|
Source: "1915 Presidential Election". Chilean Elections Database. Retrieved March 27, 2021.
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