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Tuesday, 29 November 2022 06:26 GMT

Polls Open In Italy, Right-Wing Alliance Seen Winning


(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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