Rome and Turin, at stake in the second round of the municipal in Italy

Some 5 million Italians are summoned to vote on the second round of the municipal elections that are held between yesterday and today in 65 cities of 15 regions

Rome and Turin, at stake in the second round of the municipal in Italy

Some 5 million Italians are summoned to vote on the second round of the municipal elections that are held between yesterday and today in 65 cities of 15 regions of the country, although all the looks will be placed in Turin and, above all, in Rome, where A victory of the centery left would jeopardize his triumph two weeks ago.

The electoral schools opened at 7:00 pm (5.00 GMT) and thus will remain until 15.00 (13.00), when the ballot roll polls will be disclosed, while the results will be known throughout the day after the closure of the voting .

In addition to Rome and Turin, it is voted in eight province capitals: Trieste, Varese, Savona, Latina, Benevento, Caserta, Isenia, Cosenza, although the greatest expectation is the one that raises the Italian capital, where there will be a new mayor after defeat In the first turn of Virgina Raggi, of the 5 star movement (M5S).

In Liza are the candidate of the Center, the Lawyer Enrico Michetti, the Ultraderechist Brothers of Italy, who achieved 30.15% of the votes in the first round, and the former Roberto Gualtieri, of the Democratic Party (PD), the greatest force Progressive from the country, and that obtained 27.03%.

However, Gualtieri's victory seems more likely, since he has received the support of both independent Carlo Calenda, which was left in the first round in 19.82% as the 5-star movement leader, Giuseppe Conte.

In addition, according to the first statistics, the influx has collapsed mostly in the peripheries of the capital, where the vote is usually for the right.

The great protagonist of this second round will be the abstention, because at 23.00 hours of this Sunday, the general influx was 33.32%, five points less than those already low 39.86% of the first round.

In Turin, a victory of the candidate of PD Stefano is also outlined about the Russian Bath, Paolo Damilano.

The center-left caresses the hope of conquering the highest number of capitals at stake and getting a final 5-0, after having won in Milan, Naples and Bologna in the first round of 15 days ago.

Updated Date: 18 October 2021, 04:25

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