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President: Sergio Mattarella (PD) · Prime Minister: Matteo Renzi (PD) · Governing parties: PD, SC, UDC, NCD [PDL spin-off], PPI [SC spin-off]
          · Legislative elections: Chamber of Deputies, 5-year term, 630 seats, 4% threshold (coalitions 10%, within 2%), PR + majority bonus:

Party 2013 2008
Movimento 5 Stelle (MCS)
Five Star Movement
Anti-corruption politics
Direct democracy
Environmentalism
 
  

  
25,6% 109 - -
Partito Democratico (PD)
Democratic Party
Social democracy
Christian left 
PES
  

  
25,4% 297 33,2% 217
Sinistra Ecologia Libertà (SEL)
Left Ecology Freedom
[2008: SA]
Democratic socialism
Eco-socialism 
 
  

  
3,2% 37 3,1% -
Centro Democratico (CD)
Democratic Centre
Centrism
  
 
  

  
0,5% 6 - -
Südtiroler Volkspartei (SVP)
South Tyrolean People's Party
Minority interests (D/LAD)
Christian democracy 
EPP
  

  
0,4% 5 0,4% 2
Forza Italia (FI)
Forward Italy
[formerly PDL]
Liberal conservatism
Christian democracy 
EPP
  

  
21,6% 98 37,4% 276
Lega Nord (LN)
League North
Regionalism
Right-wing populism 
MENF
   

  
4,1% 18 8,3% 60
Fratelli d'Italia – Alleanza Nazionale (FDI-AN)
Brothers of Italy – National Alliance
[2013: FDI]
National conservatism
Nationalism 
 
  

  
2,0% 9 - -
Movimento per le Autonomie (MPA)
Movement for Autonomies
[2013: Great South-MPA]
Regionalism
Christian democracy 
 
  

  
0,4% - 1,1% 8
Scelta Civica (SC)
Civic Choice
Liberalism
  
 
  

  
8,3% 39 - -
Unione di Centro (UDC)
Union of the Centre
Christian democracy
Social conservatism 
EPP
   

  
1,8% 8 5,6% 36
Italia dei Valori (IDV)
Italy of Values
[2013: Civil Revolution]
Anti-corruption politics
Centrism 
ALDE
  

  
2,2% - 4,4% 29
Aosta Valley/Abroad - 4 - 2
Others 4,5% - 6,5% -
Total - 630 - 630
Turnout 75,2% 80,5%

 © 2015 Wolfram Nordsieck. Pre-election coalitions:         . Source: Ministero dell'Interno (http://elezioni.interno.it).

Archive: Governments · Elections I · Elections II (1946-2008).