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 51.78 12 28
Forza Italia 626,907 30.78 17
National Alliance 241,864 11.88 6
Lega Nord Piemont 153,935 7.56 3
United Christian Democrats 48,707 2.39 1
Christian Democratic Centre 43,827 2.15 1
Socialist Party 16,283 0.80 0
Liberal Sgarbi 5,725 0.28 0
Christian Democratic Party 2,139 0.11 0
Livia Turco 953,163 39.49 1 17
Democrats of the Left 360,826 17.72 9
Communist Refoundation Party 112,489 5.52 2
The Democrats 86,349 4.24 2
PPI-UDEURRI 74,888 3.68 1
Party of Italian Communists 41,930 2.06 1
Federation of the Greens 41,853 2.06 1
Italian Democratic Socialists 36,788 1.81 1
Pensioners' Party 15,964 0.78 -
Emma Bonino 138,632 5.74 - 2
Bonino List 90,796 4.46 2
Alessandra Calvo 62,288 2.58 - -
Autonomists for Europe 26,639 1.31 0
Greens Greens 8,498 0.42 0
Antonio Tevere 9,624 0.40 - -
Humanist Party - - -
Total 2,413,547 100.00 13 47

Source: Ministry of the Interior