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Politics of Sardinia

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Sardinia

The Politics of Sardinia (Italy) takes place in a framework of a presidential representative democracy, whereby the President of Regional Government is the head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the Regional Government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the Regional Council of Sardinia.

Contents

  • Executive 1
    • List of Presidents 1.1
  • Legislative branch 2
  • Political parties and elections 3
    • Latest regional election 3.1
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Executive

The Regional Government (Giunta Regionale) is presided by the President of the Region (Presidente della Regione), who is elected for a five-year term, and is composed by the President and the Ministers (Assessori), who are currently 12.[1]

List of Presidents

President Took office Left office Party
1 Luigi Crespellani 31 May 1949 7 January 1954 Christian Democracy
2 Giuseppe Botzu 7 January 1954 31 October 1958 Christian Democracy
3 Efisio Corrias 31 October 1958 14 February 1967 Christian Democracy
4 Giovanni Del Rio 14 February 1967 26 January 1970 Christian Democracy
5 Lucio Abis 2 February 1970 5 November 1970 Christian Democracy
6 Antonio Giagu De Martini 5 November 1970 10 December 1973 Christian Democracy
(4) Giovanni Del Rio 10 December 1973 8 May 1976 Christian Democracy
7 Pietro Soddu 8 May 1976 19 September 1979 Christian Democracy
8 Alessandro Ghinami 19 September 1979 27 September 1980 Italian Democratic Socialist Party
9 Francesco Rais 27 September 1980 11 May 1982 Italian Democratic Socialist Party
10 Angelo Rojch 11 May 1982 23 June 1984 Christian Democracy
11 Mario Melis 23 June 1984 10 June 1989 Sardinian Action Party
12 Antonello Cabras 10 June 1989 10 June 1994 Italian Socialist Party
13 Federico Palomba 10 June 1994 12 June 1999 L'Ulivo
14 Mauro Pili 12 June 1999 11 June 2004 Forza Italia
15 Renato Soru 11 June 2004 16 February 2009 Democrats of the Left then
Democratic Party
16 Ugo Cappellacci 16 February 2009 12 March 2014 The People of Freedom
17 Francesco Pigliaru 12 March 2014 Incumbent Democratic Party

Legislative branch

Regional Council of Sardinia

The Regional Council of Sardinia (Consiglio Regionale della Sardegna) is composed of 60 members. The Assembly is elected for a five-year term, but, if the President suffers a vote of no confidence, resigns or dies, under the simul stabunt vel simul cadent clause, also the Assembly will be dissolved and there will be a fresh election.

Political parties and elections

Latest regional election

The latest regional election took place on 16 February 2014. Francesco Pigliaru of the Democratic Party defeated incumbent Ugo Cappellacci of Forza Italia.

Candidates and parties votes votes (%) seats
Francesco Pigliaru 312,982 42.45 35+1
Democratic Party 150,492 22.06 18
Left Ecology Freedom 35,376 5.18 4
Party of Sardinians 18,178 2.66 2
Red Moors 17,980 2.63 2
Democratic Centre 14,451 2.11 2
Communist Refoundation PartyParty of Italian Communists 13,892 2.03 2
Christian Popular Union 11,639 1.70 1
Italian Socialist Party 9,518 1.39 1
Italy of ValuesFederation of the Greens 7,551 1.10 1
Independence Republic of Sardinia 5,599 0.82 1
The Base Sardinia 4,897 0.71 1
Ugo Cappellacci 292,395 39.7 23+1
Forza Italia 126,327 18.52 10
Union of the Centre 51,923 7.61 4
Sardinian Reformers 41,060 6.02 3
Sardinian Action Party 31,886 4.67 2
Brothers of Italy 19,275 2.82 2
Sardinian Democratic Union 17,728 2.60 1
Sardinia Free Zone Movement 11,150 1.63 1
Michela Murgia 75'981 10.30 0
Project Republic of Sardinia 18,845 2.76 0
Gentes 15,271 2.24 0
Communities 12,074 1.77 0
Mauro Pili 42.236 5.72 0
United 19,356 2.83 0
Pili President 11,454 1.68 0
Fortza Paris 5,018 0.73 0
Sovereignty 1,231 0.18 0
Pier Franco Devias 7,626 1.03 0
United Independentist Front 4,772 0.70 0
Luigi Sanna 6.085 0.82 0
Free Zone Movement 5.079 0.74 0
Total 100.00 60
Incomplete results – Source: La Repubblica

References

  1. ^ Regione Autonoma della Sardegna - Regione - Giunta - Composizione

External links

  • Sardinia Region
  • Regional Council of Sardinia
  • Constitution of Sardinia
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