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European elections, 23 - 26 May 2019, country sheet: Italy

· Official EE19 website

https://dait.interno.gov.it/elezioni/trasparenza/europee2019

· Other elections/referenda held the same day

1 regional + 1 local

· Number of MEPs before/after Brexit

73/76

· Current government

M5S (EFDD) & Lega (ENF) since March 2018


ELECTORAL RULES


· Obligatory vote

no

· Number of constituencies

5

· Preferential vote

yes

· Postal vote

no

· Advanced vote

no

· Threshold to get elected

4 %

· Day of EE19

Sunday, 26 May

· Opening time of polling stations

07.00 CET

· Closing time of polling stations

23.00 CET

· Exit polls

23.00 CET

· Official announcement of first results

during the night

· Provisional final results expected

27 May at 02:00 CET


VOTERS


· Total

51 073 042

· Minimum age

18

· Average age

N/A


CANDIDATES


· Lists (total)

18

· Candidates (total)

1076 (including multiple candidacies)

· Female candidates %

c. 50% (overall - proportion established by a new law)


40% women 60% men elected in 2014

· Legal minimum age

25

· Lead candidates per list or party (affiliation)
(In bold those represented in outgoing ep)

N/A

· MEPs re-running
(in bold lead candidate of list)

Antonio Tajani

Alessandra Mussolini

Salvatore Cicu

Lara Comi

Massimiliano Salini

Barbara Matera

Fulvio Martusciello

Aldo Patriciello

Lorenzo Cesa

Herbert Dormann

Brando Benifei

Patrizia Toia

Simona Bonafé

David Sassoli

Roberto Gualtieri

Mercedes Bresso

Andrea Cozzolino

Nicola Caputo

Caterina Chinnici

Isabella De Monte

Paolo De Castro

Elena Gentile

Pina Picierno

Daniele Viotti

Michela Giuffrida

Nicola Danti

Giuseppe Ferrandino

Massimo Paolucci

Cécile Kyenge

Elisabetta Gardini

Raffaelle Fitto

David Borrelli

Marco Affronte

Eleonora Forenza

Angelo Ciocca

Danilo Oscar Lancini

Marco Zanni

Mara Bizzotto

Matteo Salvini

Ignazio Corrao

Laura Agea

Laura Ferrara

Isabella Adinolfi

Piernicola Pedicini

Fabio Massimo Castaldo

Eleonora Evi

Tiziana Beghin

Marco Zullo

Dario Tamburrano

Rosa D’Amato

Daniela Aiuto


RESULTS 2014


MEPs

% votes

PD - Partito Democratico

31

40.81 %

M5S - Movimento Cinque Stelle

17

21.15 %

FI - Forza Italia

13

16.81 %

LN - Lega Nord

5

6.15 %

Coal. NCD+UDC+PPI - Coalition Nuovo Centrodestra + Unión de Centro Democrático + Popolari per l'Italia

3

4.38 %

L’Altra Europa – Con Tsipras - L’Altra Europa – Con Tsipras

3

4.03 %

SVP - Südtiroler Volkspartei (Partito popolare sudtirolese)

1

0.50 %

Other parties

6.17 %


TURNOUT 2014

57.22 %