2018 Italian general election
election in Italy
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The populist Five Star Movement won the most votes. 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.
- Democratic Party (PD): led by Matteo Renzi. The PD is socially liberal and supports social democracy.
- Five Star Movement (M5S): led by Luigi Di Maio. The M5S is populist, anti-establishment, environmentalist and eurosceptic.
- Forza Italia (FI): led by Silvio Berlusconi. This party is liberal conservative and Christian democratic.
- Democrats and Progressives (MDP): led by Roberto Speranza. The MDP is progressive and left-wing.
- Popular Alternative (AP): led by Beatrice Lorenzin. The AP is centrist, liberal conservative and Christian democratic.
- Lega Nord (LN): led by Matteo Salvini. The LN is regionalist, populist, eurosceptic and anti-immigration.
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