Italian general election, 2008 (Lombardy)

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Italian general election in Lombardy, 2008
Lombardy
2006 ←
April 13, 2008
→ 2013

All 98 seats in the Italian Chamber of Deputies
47 Lombard seats in the Italian Senate
  Majority party Minority party
  Berlusconi-2010-1.jpg Walter Veltroni 3 cropped.jpg
Leader Silvio Berlusconi Walter Veltroni
Party The People of Freedom Democratic Party
Alliance PdL & Lega Nord PD & Italy of Values
Last election 50 & 27 seats
49.0%, total 57.0%
48 & 20 seats
28.7%, total 43.1%
Seats won 62 (H)
30 (S)
32 (H)
17 (S)
Seat change +15 -19
Popular vote 3,387,180 1,972,981
Percentage 55.1% 32.1%
Swing +6.1% +3.4%

The Italian general election of 2008 took place on 13–14 April 2008.

The election was won in Lombardy by the centre-right coalition between The People of Freedom and Lega Nord, as it happened at the national level. The People of Freedom was the largest party in the election with 33.5%, ahead of the Democratic Party (28.1%) and Lega Nord (21.6%).

Results[edit]

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

e • d 
Coalitions leaders votes votes (%) seats Parties votes votes (%) seats
Silvio Berlusconi 3,387,180 55.1 62 The People of Freedom 2,059,231 33.5 37
Lega Nord 1,327,949 21.6 25
Walter Veltroni 1,972,981 32.1 32 Democratic Party 1,727,006 28.1 28
Italy of Values 245,975 4.0 4
Pier Ferdinando Casini 261,293 4.3 5 Union of the Centre 261,293 4.3 5
Fausto Bertinotti 180,621 2.9 - The Left – The Rainbow 180,621 2.9 -
Daniela Santanchè 130,324 2.1 - The Right 130,324 2.1 -
Enrico Boselli 37,349 0.6 - Socialist Party 37,349 0.6 -
Marco Ferrando 33,646 0.5 - Workers' Communist Party 33,646 0.5 -
Giuliano Ferrara 28,439 0.5 - Abortion? No, thanks 28,439 0.5 -
Others 110,214 1.8 - Others 110,214 1.8 -
Total coalitions 6,142,028 100.0 98 Total parties 6,142,028 100.0 98

Source: Ministry of the Interior

Popular vote (Parties)
The People of Freedom
  
33.5%
Democratic
  
28.1%
Lega Nord
  
21.6%
UDC
  
4.3%
Italy of Values
  
4.0%
The Left – The Rainbow
  
2.9%
The Right
  
2.1%
Others
  
4.6%
Popular vote (Coalitions)
Berlusconi coalition
  
55.1%
Veltroni coalition
  
32.1%
Others
  
13.9%

Senate[edit]


e • d 
Coalitions leaders votes votes (%) seats Parties votes votes (%) swing seats change
Silvio Berlusconi 3,139,694 55.1 30 The People of Freedom 1,959,681 34.4 -3.6 19 0
Lega Nord 1,180,013 20.7 +9.6 11 +6
Walter Veltroni 1,823,835 32.0 17 Democratic Party 1,607,928 28.2 +5.8 15 +2
Italy of Values 215,907 3.8 +1.2 2 +2
Pier Ferdinando Casini 240,481 4.2 - Union of the Centre 240,481 4.2 -1.7 - -3
Fausto Bertinotti 183,061 3.2 - The Left – The Rainbow 183,061 3.2 -8.6 - -7
Daniela Santanchè 93,077 1.6 - The Right 93,077 1.6 +0.5 - -
Eva Rossi 45,622 0.8 - Lega Autonomia Lombarda 45,622 0.8 -0.8 - -
Enrico Boselli 30,745 0.5 - Socialist Party 30,745 0.5 -1.7 - -
Marco Ferrando 27,141 0.5 - Workers' Communist Party 27,141 0.5 +0.5 - -
Renzo Rabellino 25,866 0.5 - List of Talking Crickets 25,866 0.5 +0.5 - -
Others 86,632 1.5 - Others 86,632 1.5 -1.7 - -
Total coalitions 5,696,154 100.0 47 Total parties 5,696,154 100.0 = 47 =

Source: Ministry of the Interior

MPs elected in Lombardy[edit]

Chamber of Deputies[edit]

Lombardy 1 (Milano-Monza)[edit]

The People of Freedom[edit]
Democratic Party[edit]
Lega Nord[edit]
Italy of Values[edit]
Union of the Centre[edit]

Lombardy 2 (Bergamo-Brescia-Como-Sondrio-Varese-Lecco)[edit]

The People of Freedom[edit]
Lega Nord[edit]
Democratic Party[edit]
Union of the Centre[edit]
Italy of Values[edit]

Lombardy 3 (Cremona-Mantova-Pavia-Lodi)[edit]

The People of Freedom[edit]
Democratic Party[edit]
Lega Nord[edit]
Union of the Centre[edit]

Senate[edit]

The People of Freedom[edit]

Democratic Party[edit]

Lega Nord[edit]

Italy of Values[edit]