Giorgia Meloni and her far-right party, Brothers of Italy, come first in Italian elections, a poll shows
Giorgia Meloni was seen during the campaign. Giorgia Meloni, leader of the right-wing nationalist and conservative Brothers of Italy (Fratelli dItalia, FDI) party, held the final election rally at Arenile in the left-leaning Bagnoli district of Naples.
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Italians are on track to elect the country’s first female prime minister and the first far-right-led government since the end of World War II.
Giorgia Meloni’s Fratelli d’Italia (Brothers of Italy) party is expected to win 26.4% of the vote, according to an exit poll early Monday morning. The party is in a broad right-wing coalition with Matteo Salvini’s Lega, Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia and a smaller coalition partner, Noi Moderati.
This alliance will win 44.43% of the vote according to exit polls, enough to secure a parliamentary majority with the centre-left bloc at 26.57%. Early projections of actual election results are due Monday morning.
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