April 15, 2008

Italian elections: quick update 2

Silvio Berlusconi has won absolute majority in the Chamber of Deputies as well as it happened in the Senate. And as in the Senate the Northern League will be decisive. The Italian regions have assigned 340 seats to the majority: People of Liberty 272; Northern League 60; Mpa 8, 12 deputies must still be assigned by foreign constituencies. Regarding the opposition: the Democratic Party has 211 deputies; Italy of Values 28; Udc 36; Svp 2; Aut-Lib-Democratie 1.

Here is the lists of new Members of Parliament:

> Camera dei Deputati (Chamber of Deputies)
> Senato della Repubblica (Senate of the Republic)

Italian elections: quick update

Silvio Berlusconi's center-right coalition (People of Liberty and Northern League) has the absolute majority in the Senate. The Italian regions have assigned 171 seats: 144 to the People of Liberty; 25 to the Northern League; 2 to the Mpa (sort of Southern League). So the Northern League will be decisive. Six others senators will be assigned by foreign voters. As for the opposition, the Democratic Party has 116 seats; the Italia dei Valori Party 14; the Udc (Christian democrats) 3; the Svp (Sud-Tiroler Volkspartei ) 2; the 'Lista Svp-Insieme per le autonomie' 2; the List Vallee d'Aoste 1.