Lombard regional election, 1975

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Lombard regional election, 1975
Lombardy
1970 ←
June 15, 1975
→ 1980

All 80 seats to the Regional Council of Lombardy
  Majority party Minority party
 
Leader Cesare Golfari Carlo Smuraglia
Party Christian Democracy Communist Party
Last election 36 seats, 40.9% 19 seats, 23.1%
Seats won 32 25
Seat change -4 +6
Popular vote 2,182,347 1,769,301
Percentage 37.5% 30.4%
Swing -3.4% +7.3%

President before election

Cesare Golfari
Christian Democracy

New President

Cesare Golfari
Christian Democracy

The Lombard regional election of 1975 took place on 15 June 1975. The 2nd term of the Regional Council was chosen.

Electoral law[edit]

Election was held under proportional representation with provincial constituencies where the largest remainder method with a Droop quota was used. To ensure more proportionality, remained votes and seats were transferred at regional level and calculated at-large.

Results[edit]

Christian Democracy was by far the largest party and Christian Democrat Cesare Golfari formed a government with the support of the Italian Socialist Party, the Italian Democratic Socialist Party and the Italian Republican Party. Golfari was replaced by Giuseppe Guzzetti in 1979.

Parties votes  % swing seats
Christian Democracy 2,182,347 37.5 -3.4 32
Italian Communist Party 1,769,301 30.4 +7.3 25
Italian Socialist Party 818,168 14.1 +1.7 11
Italian Democratic Socialist Party 300,973 5.2 -2.0 3
Italian Social Movement 263,621 4.5 +0.8 3
Italian Republican Party 179,508 3.1 +0.7 2
Italian Liberal Party 163,117 2.8 -3.1 2
Proletarian Democracy 143,954 2.5 +2.5 2
Others 1,452 0.0 -4.5 -
Total 5,822,081 100.0 = 80

Source: Ministry of the Interior

Seats by province[edit]

Parties BG BS CO CR MN MI PV SO VA Total
Christian Democracy 5 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) 5 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) 3 (Decrease1) 1 (Decrease1) 1 (Decrease1) 11 (Decrease1) 2 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) 1 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) 3 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) 32
Italian Communist Party 2 (Increase1) 2 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) 2 (Increase1) 1 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) 1 (Decrease1) 13 (Increase4) 2 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) - 2 (Increase1) 25
Italian Socialist Party 1 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) 1 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) 1 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) - 1 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) 5 (Increase1) 1 (Increase1) - 1 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) 11
Italian Democratic Socialist Party - (Decrease1) 1 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) - - - 2 (Decrease1) - - - 3
Italian Social Movement - 1 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) - - - 2 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) - - - 3
Italian Republican Party - - - - - 2 (Increase1) - - - (Decrease1) 2
Italian Liberal Party - - 1 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) - - 1 (Decrease2) - - - 2
Proletarian Democracy 1 (Increase1) - (Decrease1) - - - 1 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) - - - 2
Total 9 (Increase1) 10 (Increase1) 7 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) 2 (Decrease1) 3 (Decrease2) 37 (Increase2) 5 (Increase1) 1 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) 6 (Sideways double arrow yellow.svg) 80