On 28-29 March 2010, about forty millions Italian voters were called to renew the presidents and legislative assemblies of thirteen Ordinary Statute Regions. In this article those regional elections are analysed. After a summary description of the main institutional features and recent evolution of the electoral rules, the following aspects are covered: the debate during the electoral campaign; the process of coalitions building and management, and the selection of candidates to the presidency; the electoral results in the presidential run and in the legislative assemblies. In the conclusions, the consequences of the regional elections and possible scenarios for national political equilibrium are evaluated.

The Italian Regional Elections of 2010. Continuity and a Few Surprises

TRONCONI, FILIPPO
2010

Abstract

On 28-29 March 2010, about forty millions Italian voters were called to renew the presidents and legislative assemblies of thirteen Ordinary Statute Regions. In this article those regional elections are analysed. After a summary description of the main institutional features and recent evolution of the electoral rules, the following aspects are covered: the debate during the electoral campaign; the process of coalitions building and management, and the selection of candidates to the presidency; the electoral results in the presidential run and in the legislative assemblies. In the conclusions, the consequences of the regional elections and possible scenarios for national political equilibrium are evaluated.
REGIONAL AND FEDERAL STUDIES
F. Tronconi
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