MELONI’S BROTHERS OF ITALY COME FIRST PLACE IN EU VOTE

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MELONI’S BROTHERS OF ITALY COME FIRST PLACE IN EU VOTE State broadcaster RAI said Brothers of Italy won 26-30% of the vote

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni’s far-right Brothers of Italy won the most votes in this weekend’s EU parliamentary election, according to exit polls.  State broadcaster RAI said Brothers of Italy won 26-30% of the vote.

The center-left opposition Democratic Party (PD) came second with 21-25% of the vote and the 5-Star Movement won 10-14%, according to the same exit poll.

The conservative Forza Italia party was projected to win 8.5-10% and the far-right League could win 8-10%.

Meloni governs in coalition with Forza Italia and the League.

Turnout was expected to be around 50%, a record low in Italy.

 

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