Italians head to the polls in crucial test for the coalition government following the pandemic
Supporters of the Lega party with placards reading “Try me too” in solidarity with Matteo Salvini for the Open Arms trial, during an election rally in support of Stefano Caldoro, candidate for governor of the Campania Region on September 11, 2020 in Naples, Italy.
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Italians are heading to the polls this weekend for regional elections, and to vote on changes to the constitution, in what is seen as a key test of public support for the government after the country was ravaged by the coronavirus.
Italians will be voting on September 20-21 for the presidency of seven regions (Tuscany, Valle d’Aosta, Liguria, Marche, Apulia, Veneto and Campania) as well as in a long-awaited constitutional referendum on whether to reduce the number of members of parliament from 945 to 600, a move that analysts expect …continued .
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