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.
|Candidates & parties||votes||votes (%)||seats
|Lega Nord Piemont||153,935||7.56||→||3|
|United Christian Democrats||48,707||2.39||→||1|
|Christian Democratic Centre||43,827||2.15||→||1|
|Christian Democratic Party||2,139||0.11||→||0|
|Democrats of the Left||360,826||17.72||→||9|
|Communist Refoundation Party||112,489||5.52||→||2|
|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|
|Autonomists for Europe||26,639||1.31||→||0|
Source: Ministry of the Interior