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]

Presidents of Sardinia
President Party Term Legislature
Luigi Crespellani DC 1949–1953 I Legislature
Luigi Crespellani DC 1953–1954 II Legislature
Alfredo Corrias DC 1954–1955 II Legislature
Giuseppe Brotzu DC 1955–1957 II Legislature
Giuseppe Brotzu DC 1957–1958 III Legislature
Efisio Corrias DC 1958–1961 III Legislature
Efisio Corrias DC 1961–1965 IV Legislature
Efisio Corrias DC 1965–1966 V Legislature
Paolo Dettori DC 1966–1967 V Legislature
Giovanni Del Rio DC 1967–1969 V Legislature
Giovanni Del Rio DC 1969–1979 VI Legislature
Lucio Abis DC 1970 VI Legislature
Antonio Giagu De Martini DC 1970–1972 VI Legislature
Salvator Angelo Spano DC 1972 VI Legislature
Antonio Giagu De Martini DC 1972–1973 VI Legislature
Giovanni Del Rio DC 1973–1974 VI Legislature
Giovanni Del Rio DC 1974–1976 VII Legislature
Pietro Soddu DC 1976–1979 VII Legislature
Alessandro Ghinami PSDI 1979–1980 VIII Legislature
Francesco Rais PSI 1980–1982 VIII Legislature
Mario Melis PSd'Az 1982 VIII Legislature
Angelo Rojch DC 1982–1984 VIII Legislature
Mario Melis PSd'Az 1984–1989 IX Legislature
Mario Floris DC 1989–1991 X Legislature
Antonello Cabras PSI 1991–1994 X Legislature
Federico Palomba PDS/DS 1994–1999 XI Legislature
Mauro Pili FI 1999 XII Legislature
Mario Floris UDR/UDS 1999–2001 XII Legislature
Mauro Pili FI 2001–2003 XII Legislature
Italo Masala AN 2003–2004 XII Legislature
Renato Soru PS/PD 2004–2008 XIII Legislature
Carlo Mannoni (interim) PS/PD 2008–2009 XIII Legislature
Ugo Cappellacci PdL 2009–2014 XIV Legislature
Francesco Pigliaru PD 2014–... XV Legislature

Legislative branch[edit]

Regional Council of Sardinia

The Regional Council of Sardinia (Consiglio Regionale della Sardegna) is composed of 85 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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