Elections

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by Katia Amore | Mon, 05/26/2014 - 07:19
After a resounding victory with a surprising 41% share of the vote in Sunday's European elections, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, premier of centre-left…
by Carol King | Sat, 04/20/2013 - 14:21
In a dramatic and unprecedented development, outgoing President of the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano has been re-elected as president for a second term.…
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by Carol King | Tue, 02/26/2013 - 04:39
The results from the Italian general election have led to a hung parliament. It is likely that the next parliament will be ungovernable and the country will be…
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by ITALY | Sun, 02/24/2013 - 13:55
Italy's two-day general election begun this morning. Polling stations opened at 0700 GMT, with a second day of voting from 0600-1400 tomorrow. Exit polls are…
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by ITALY | Fri, 02/22/2013 - 05:39
As the general election in Italy approaches many will have read references to the ‘par condicio’ rule and wondered what it is and what it covers. It is one way…
by Carol King | Thu, 02/21/2013 - 04:44
As Italians get ready to vote at the general election on the 24th and 25th of February, they do so in a country rocked by a recent series of scandals, by…
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by Carol King | Mon, 02/04/2013 - 10:16
Carol King explains how the Italian electoral system works and looks at the main players in the forthcoming general election.The Italian general election will…
by ITALY | Wed, 01/23/2013 - 07:18
Mario Monti, tendered his resignation in December from his post as prime minister of Italy after 13 months in government and will oversee ordinary…
by ITALY | Tue, 10/30/2012 - 06:28
Words by Carol KingThe results of the regional elections in Sicily herald a new era in Italian politics. They signal how Italians may vote in the forthcoming…
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by ITALY | Fri, 10/26/2012 - 08:51
words by Carol King Former premier and leader of the Popolo della Libertà (People of Freedom, PdL) political party, Silvio Berlusconi, said farewell to…