New Left (Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol)

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The New Left (German: Neue Linke, Italian: Nuova Sinistra, abbreviated NL-NS) was a list which contexted the 1978 Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol regional election. The list was led by Alexander Langer, a former member of Lotta Continua. NL-NS opposed the dominant ethnic division in South Tyrolean politics.[1] NL-NS won 12,315 votes (4.38%) in Trentino and 9,753 votes (3.65%) in South Tyrol. In total NL-NS obtained 4.03% of the votes cast in the election. The list won two seats, one from Trento (Alessandro Canestrini) and one from South Tyrol (Alexander Langer).[2]

In the 1983 Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol regional election Langer contested on the Alternative List for another South Tyrol.[1]

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