Lega Nord Romagna

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Lega Nord Romagna
Secretary Gianluca Pini
President Beatrice Lamio
Founded 1991
Ideology Federalism
National affiliation Lega Nord
Legislative Assembly
of Emilia-Romagna
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Politics of Emilia-Romagna
Political parties

Lega Nord Romagna (English: Northern League Romagna, LNR) is a regionalist political party in Italy active in the Romagna.

The LNR is one of the two "national" (regional) sections of Lega Nord in Emilia-Romagna, the other being Lega Nord Emilia (LNE), and proposes the separation of Romagna from Emilia and, thus, the establishment of the Region of Romagna.[1] For now it has campaigned with some success for the "return" of Romagnol municipalities of northern Marche to Romagna.[2]

Recent istory[edit]

Gianluca Pini has served as the party's national secretary since 1999 and has represented the party in Parliament since 2006.

In May 2012 Pini was re-elected with the support of 91% of party delegates of the national congress.[3][4]

In the 2014 regional election the joint list of LNE and LNR obtained its best result ever in a regionwide election (19.4%).[5]

Popular support[edit]

Lega Nord is usually less strong in Romagna than Emilia. However, in the 2014 regional election the party scored quite good results in the three Romagnol provinces: 20.1% in Ravenna, 20.0% in Forlì-Cesena and 17.9% in Rimini.

The combined electoral results of Lega Nord Emilia and Lega Nord Romagna in Emilia-Romagna are shown in the table below.

1990 regional 1992 general 1994 general 1995 regional 1996 general 1999 European 2000 regional 2001 general 2004 European 2005 regional 2006 general 2008 general 2009 European 2010 regional 2013 general 2014 European 2014 regional
2.9 9.6 6.4 3.4 7.2 3.0 2.6 3.3 3.4 4.8 3.9 7.8 11.1 13.7 2.6 5.0 19.4
Proposed flag of Romagna by Lega Nord Romagna



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