(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
Polls opened in Italy on Sunday in an election that is forecast
to return the country's most right-wing government since World War
Two and also herald its first woman prime minister, Trend reports citing Reuters .
Voting began at 7 a.m. and will continue until 11 p.m. when exit
polls will be published.
However, the complex calculations required by a hybrid
proportional/first-past-the-post electoral law mean it may be many
hours before a precise seat count is available.
A right-wing alliance led by Giorgia Meloni's Brothers of Italy
party appeared on course for a clear victory when the last opinion
polls were published two weeks ago. read more
But with a polls blackout in force in the two weeks before the
election, there is still scope for a surprise.
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