Two Elections

Kuehnelt-Leddihn, Erik V.
August 1976
National Review;8/6/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 29, p844
The article cautions the gains of communists and socialists in elections in Italy and Portugal. While the Christian Democrats emerged as the largest party, the communists gained voting powers in the Chamber of Deputies. Their gain can be attributed to supports given by the Republicans, Social Democrats, Liberals and the neofascist MSI. Meanwhile, Socialist Party candidate General Antonio Eanes won the election. Another Socialist Mario Soares will likely be appointed Prime Minister. But real power resides in the army.


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