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Italy’s local election results revealed

ROME, Sept. 23 : Final results from local elections held in seven out of Italy’s 20 regions were made known on Tuesday. Elections took place Sunday and Monday in the regions of Campania, Liguria, Marche, Puglia, Tuscany, Valle d’Aosta and Veneto, involving almost 18.5 million voters overall, according to the Interior Ministry.

The center-left Democratic Party, which currently rules Italy in coalition with the Five Star Movement, won in Tuscany, Campania, and Puglia, said the ministry. The rightwing opposition League party won in Liguria and Veneto. It also came in as the number one party in Valle d’Aosta, where it will have to find allies in order to form a coalition government, according to Italy’s ANSA news agency.

The rightwing opposition Brothers of Italy party won in the Marche region. The regional elections were originally to be held in the spring but had to be postponed due to the pandemic.(Xinhua)

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