Politics of Sardinia

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The Politics of Sardinia, Italy takes place in a framework of a presidential representative democracy, whereby the President of Regional Government is the head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the Regional Government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the Regional Council of Sardinia.

Executive[edit]

The Regional Government (Giunta Regionale) is presided by the President of the Region (Presidente della Regione), who is elected for a five-year term, and is composed by the President and the Ministers (Assessori), who are currently 12.[1]

List of Presidents[edit]

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This is the list of Presidents of Sardinia since 1949.

President of Sardinia (1949-present)[edit]

President Took office Left office Party
1 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Luigi Crespellani 31 May 1949 7 January 1954 Christian Democracy
2 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Giuseppe Botzu 7 January 1954 31 October 1958 Christian Democracy
3 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Efisio Corrias 31 October 1958 14 February 1967 Christian Democracy
4 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Giovanni Del Rio 14 February 1967 5 November 1970 Christian Democracy
5 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Antonio Giagu De Martini 5 November 1970 10 December 1973 Christian Democracy
(4) Sardegna-Stemma.svg Giovanni Del Rio 10 December 1973 8 May 1976 Christian Democracy
6 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Pietro Soddu 8 May 1976 19 September 1979 Christian Democracy
7 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Alessandro Ghinami 19 September 1979 27 September 1980 Italian Democratic Socialist Party
8 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Francesco Rais 27 September 1980 11 May 1982 Italian Democratic Socialist Party
9 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Angelo Rojch 11 May 1982 23 June 1984 Christian Democracy
10 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Mario Melis 23 June 1984 10 June 1989 Sardinian Action Party
11 Antonello Cabras.jpg Antonello Cabras 10 June 1989 10 June 1994 Italian Socialist Party
12 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Federico Palomba 10 June 1994 12 June 1999 L'Ulivo
13 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Mauro Pili 12 June 1999 11 June 2004 Forza Italia
14 ASpexi-19817.jpg Renato Soru 11 June 2004 16 February 2009 Democrats of the Left then
[[Democratic Party (Italy)|Democratic Party
15 Ugo Cappellacci.jpg Ugo Cappellacci 16 February 2009 12 March 2014 The People of Freedom
16 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Francesco Pigliaru 12 March 2014 Incumbent Democratic Party

Legislative branch[edit]

Regional Council of Sardinia

The Regional Council of Sardinia (Consiglio Regionale della Sardegna) is composed of 60 members. The Assembly is elected for a five-year term, but, if the President suffers a vote of no confidence, resigns or dies, under the simul stabunt vel simul cadent prevision, also the Assembly will be dissolved and there will be a fresh election.

Political parties and elections[edit]

Latest regional election[edit]

The latest regional election took place on 16 February 2014. Francesco Pigliaru of the Democratic Party defeated incumbent Ugo Cappellacci of Forza Italia.

Candidates and parties votes votes (%) seats
Francesco Pigliaru 312,982 42.45 35+1
Democratic Party 150,492 22.06 18
Left Ecology Freedom 35,376 5.18 4
Party of Sardinians 18,178 2.66 2
Red Moors 17,980 2.63 2
Democratic Centre 14,451 2.11 2
Communist Refoundation PartyParty of Italian Communists 13,892 2.03 2
Christian Popular Union 11,639 1.70 1
Italian Socialist Party 9,518 1.39 1
Italy of ValuesFederation of the Greens 7,551 1.10 1
Independence Republic of Sardinia 5,599 0.82 1
The Base Sardinia 4,897 0.71 1
Ugo Cappellacci 292,395 39.7 23+1
Forza Italia 126,327 18.52 10
Union of the Centre 51,923 7.61 4
Sardinian Reformers 41,060 6.02 3
Sardinian Action Party 31,886 4.67 2
Brothers of Italy 19,275 2.82 2
Sardinian Democratic Union 17,728 2.60 1
Sardinia Free Zone Movement 11,150 1.63 1
Michela Murgia 75'981 10.30 0
Project Republic of Sardinia 18,845 2.76 0
Gentes 15,271 2.24 0
Communities 12,074 1.77 0
Mauro Pili 42.236 5.72 0
United 19,356 2.83 0
Pili President 11,454 1.68 0
Fortza Paris 5,018 0.73 0
Sovereignty 1,231 0.18 0
Pier Franco Devias 7,626 1.03 0
United Independentist Front 4,772 0.70 0
Luigi Sanna 6.085 0.82 0
Free Zone Movement 5.079 0.74 0
Total 100.00 60

Incomplete results – Source: La Repubblica

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