1938 Chilean presidential election
The election was held using the absolute majority system, under which a candidate had to receive over 50% of the popular vote to be elected. If no candidate received over 50% of the vote, both houses of the National Congress would come together to vote on the two candidates that received the most votes.
|Pedro Aguirre Cerda||Radical Party||222,720||50.5|
|Gustavo Ross Santa María||Liberal Party||218,609||49.5|
|Carlos Ibáñez del Campo||Popular Freedom Alliance||112||0.0|