victory for coalition led by far-right Giorgia Meloni

  1. Italian far right set to take power with Meloni first female PM

    The results showed the centre-right coalition netting some 44% of the parliamentary vote, with Meloni’s Brothers of Italy taking about 26%. Her coalition partners divided up the remainder, with the anti-immigrant League of Matteo Salvini winning nearly 9% and the more moderate Forza Italia of ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi taking around 8%.

    Giorgia Meloni, Italy’s first woman premier