2018 Italian general election

election in Italy

The 2018 Italian general election was held on 4 March 2018.[1] The election was held to elect politicians to the Chamber of Deputies and Senate.

The last election was in 2013. In that election, the social democratic Democratic Party won the most seats.[2]

The populist Five Star Movement won the most votes.[3] Three months after the election, the Five Star Movement formed a coalition with the right-wing Lega Nord. Independent Giuseppe Conte became Prime Minister of Italy on 1 June 2018.[4]






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  2. "Italian election results: an interactive guide". TheGuardian. 25 February 2013. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  3. Ian Bremmer (18 May 2018). "Five Things to Know About Italy's Populist Coalition Government". Time. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  4. "L'annuncio del Quirinale: "Conte accetta l'incarico, domani si giura alle 16". Archived from the original on 1 June 2018. Retrieved 2 June 2018.