The Electoral Service (Servel) reported through a statement the dissolution of 12 political parties for not complying with legal regulations.
The organization pointed out that the measure was taken “based on article 57 of Law No. 18,603, Constitutional Law of Political Parties, which provides that they will be dissolved for not reaching 5 percent of the votes validly cast in the last election of deputies, in each of at least eight regions or in each of at least three geographically contiguous regions”.
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The dissolution will be formalized “through the cancellation of its registration in the registry of political parties, which will be carried out by the Director of the Electoral Service, prior resolution of the Board of Directors of the Electoral Service that so provides.”
The affected political parties are:
- Humanist Party
- Revolutionary Workers Party
- Chilean Progressive Party
- Democratic Independent Regionalist Party
- Green Ecologist Party
- New time
- Patriotic Union
- National Citizen Party
- Christian Conservative Party
- united center