Lombard regional election, 1980

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The Lombard regional election of 1980 took place on 8 June 1980. The 3rd 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. After the election Christian Democrat Giuseppe Guzzetti was re-elected President of the Region at the head of a coalition comprising also the Italian Socialist Party, the Italian Democratic Socialist Party and the Italian Republican Party.

Parties votes  % swing seats
Christian Democracy 2,241,570 38.9 +1.4 34
Italian Communist Party 1,623,253 28.1 -2.2 23
Italian Socialist Party 834,228 14.1 ± 0 11
Italian Democratic Socialist Party 260,632 4.5 -0.7 3
Italian Social Movement 251,903 4.4 -0.1 3
Italian Liberal Party 197,198 3.4 +0.6 2
Italian Republican Party 152,642 2.6 -0.5 2
Proletarian Democracy 96,650 1.7 -0.8 1
Proletarian Unity Party 86,553 1.5 +1.5 1
Others 24,858 0.8 +0.8 -
Total 5,767,487 100.0 = 80

Source: Ministry of the Interior