Government of Veneto

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The Regional Government of Veneto (Giunta Regionale del Veneto) is the executive of the Veneto region of Italy.

The Regional Council has its seat in the Palazzo Ferro Fini on the north side of the Grand Canal, two Renaissance buildings that were acquired in 1972 and then extensively renovated.[1] The council is presided over by the President of the Region (Presidente della Regione), who is elected for a five-year term, and is composed by the President and the Ministers (Assessori), who are currently 12, including a Vice President.

Current composition[edit]

The current regional government is in charge from 19 April 2010 and it is led by Luca Zaia.

Zaia I Government
Ministry Minister Party
President Luca Zaia LV
Vice President Marino Zorzato PdL/NCD
Minister of Budget and Finances Roberto Ciambetti LV
Minister of Health Luca Coletto LV
Minister of Economic Development
(also minister of Infrastructures since October 2014)
Maria Luisa Coppola PdL/FI
Minister of Infrastructures and Transports Renato Chisso (until June 2014) PdL/FI
Minister of Public Works, Energy and Security Massimo Giorgetti PdL/FI
Minister of Agriculture Franco Manzato LV
Minister of Education and Labour
(also minister of Transports since October 2014)
Elena Donazzan PdL/FI
Minister of Social Affairs Remo Sernagiotto (until June 2014)
Davide Bendinelli (since October 2014)
Minister of Tourism and International Trade Marino Finozzi LV
Minister of Environment Maurizio Conte LV/LTV
Minister of Venetian Identity Daniele Stival LV/LTV
Minister of Culture and City Planning Marino Zorzato PdL/NCD

Source: Veneto Region – Ninth Legislature – Zaia Government
Note 1: In November 2013 The People of Freedom (PdL) was transformed into Forza Italia (FI); a group of dissidents formed the New Centre-Right (NCD).
Note 2: In March 2015 a group of splinters from Liga Veneta (LV) formed the Tosi List for Veneto (LTV).

List of previous governments[edit]

Luca Zaia is the ninth President of Veneto. His predecessor Giancarlo Galan (1995–2010) has been the longest-serving president of the region so far. Since direct election of the president was introduced, Venetian politics has become far more stable and governments generally last for a full term of five years.

Governments of Veneto
Government President Party Coalition Vice President Party Term Legislature
Tomelleri I Angelo Tomelleri DC DC Paolo Tartari DC 1970–1971 I Legislature
Tomelleri II Angelo Tomelleri DC DC Paolo Tartari DC 1971–1972 I Legislature
Feltrin I Piero Feltrin DC DC Paolo Tartari DC 1972–1973 I Legislature
Tomelleri III Angelo Tomelleri DC DC Marino Cortese DC 1973–1975 I Legislature
Tomelleri IV Angelo Tomelleri DC DC, PRI Giancarlo Gambaro DC 1975–1977 II Legislature
Tomelleri V Angelo Tomelleri DC DC Marino Cortese DC 1977–1980 II Legislature
Bernini I Carlo Bernini DC DC, PSDI (since 1981) Marino Cortese DC 1980–1985 III Legislature
Bernini II Carlo Bernini DC DC, PSI, PSDI, PLI Umberto Carraro PSI 1985–1989 IV Legislature
Cremonese I Gianfranco Cremonese DC DC, PSI, PSDI, PLI Umberto Carraro PSI 1989–1990 IV Legislature
Cremonese II Gianfranco Cremonese DC DC, PSI, PRI, PSDI Amalia Sartori PSI 1990–1992 V Legislature
Frigo I Franco Frigo DC DC, PSI, Greens Renzo Burro PSI 1992–1993 V Legislature
Pupillo I Giuseppe Pupillo PDS DC, PDS, PSI, Greens, UPV Carlo Alberto Tesserin DC 1993–1994 V Legislature
Bottin I Aldo Bottin PPI PPI, LV, FI, PLI, UPV, CPA, Rad Gian Paolo Gobbo LV 1994–1995 V Legislature
Galan I Giancarlo Galan FI FI, AN, CDU, CCD Bruno Canella AN 1995–2000 VI Legislature
Galan II Giancarlo Galan FI FI, LV, AN, UDC Fabio Gava FI 2000–2005 VII Legislature
Galan III Giancarlo Galan FI FI, LV, AN, UDC, NPSI Luca Zaia / Franco Manzato LV 2005–2010 VIII Legislature
Zaia I Luca Zaia LV LV, PdL* Marino Zorzato PdL** 2010–... IX Legislature

Source: Veneto Region
* = Party disbanded in 2013; its members joined either FI or NCD.
** = NCD since 2013.


  1. ^ "Il Consiglio". Consiglio regionale del Veneto. Retrieved 2014-11-10.