TITLE

Italy's Unstable Political Future: A Look at the Divisive Italian Elections

AUTHOR(S)
Boskovitch, Angela
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
World & I;May2006, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the results of the election of a prime minister in Italy in 2006. The campaign between Romano Prodi's center-left and current Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's center-right sought to establish control over the country's government for the next five years. Out of more than 38 million votes cast, the center-left coalition led by Prodi won by a mere 24,755 votes, with 49.8 against 49.7 percent in the House and two seats in the Senate.
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21419818

 

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