Piedmontese regional election, 2000

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The Piedmontese regional election of 2000 took place on 16 April 2000.

Enzo Ghigo (Forza Italia) was re-elected for the second time in a row President, defeating Livia Turco (Democrats of the Left). His re-election resulted in a landslide, as this time he was supported also by Lega Nord Piemont.

Forza Italia was confirmed as the largest party in the region with an historic 30.8% of the vote, while the Democrats of the left were the second largest party with 17.7%. Piedmont was confirmed as a stronghold of Bonino List, whose leader Emma Bonino was candidate for President and took 5.7% of the vote.

Results[edit]

Candidates & parties votes votes (%) seats
reg. list
seats
prov. lists
Enzo Ghigo 1,249,840 51.8 12 28
Forza Italia 626,907 30.8 17
National Alliance 241,864 11.9 6
Lega Nord Piemont 153,935 7.6 3
United Christian Democrats 48,707 2.4 1
Christian Democratic Centre 43,827 2.2 1
others 24,147 1.2 -
Livia Turco 953,163 39.5 1 17
Democrats of the Left 360,826 17.7 9
Communist Refoundation Party 112,489 5.5 2
The Democrats 86,349 4.2 2
Italian People's Party-UDEURRI 74,888 3.7 1
Party of Italian Communists 41,930 2.1 1
Federation of the Greens 4,853 2.1 1
Italian Democratic Socialists 36,788 1.8 1
others 15,964 0.8 -
Emma Bonino 138,632 5.7 - 2
Bonino List 90,796 4.5 2
Alessandra Calvo 62,288 2.6 - -
Autonomists for Europe 26,639 1.3 -
Greens Greens 8,498 0.4 -
Others 9,624 0.4 - -
Total 2,413,547 100.0 13 47

Source: Ministry of the Interior