Parliamentary elections were held in
Chile on 6 March 1949.
 Although the
Social Christian Conservative Party received the most votes in the
Senate elections, the
Liberal Party won the most seats, whilst the
Radical Party remained the largest party in the
Chamber of Deputies.
The term length for Senators was eight years, with around half of the Senators elected every four years. This election saw 20 of the 45 Senate seats up for election.