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Economic and Class Factors in the 2022 Italian Election

By Martin W. Lewis | October 6, 2022 |

As the graph posted above shows, the most left-leaning of the major Italian parties, the Greens and Left Alliance, found the bulk of its support in the higher income quintiles. The Democratic Party, the heart of the left coalition, did poorly with lower-income voters.

Changing Italian Voting Patterns?

By Martin W. Lewis | February 27, 2013 | 3 Comments

The recently completed 2013 Italian General Election has been avidly discussed in the international media. The contest failed to produce a clear winning coalition in the senate, resulting in a hung parliament. It also saw the eclipse of the centrist, technocratic, austerity-oriented party of Prime Minister Mario Monti, which received only about 10 percent of the vote nationwide, as well …

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