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 26 January 1970 Christian Democracy
5 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Lucio Abis 2 February 1970 5 November 1970 Christian Democracy
6 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
7 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Pietro Soddu 8 May 1976 19 September 1979 Christian Democracy
8 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Alessandro Ghinami 19 September 1979 27 September 1980 Italian Democratic Socialist Party
9 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Francesco Rais 27 September 1980 11 May 1982 Italian Democratic Socialist Party
10 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Angelo Rojch 11 May 1982 23 June 1984 Christian Democracy
11 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Mario Melis 23 June 1984 10 June 1989 Sardinian Action Party
12 Antonello Cabras.jpg Antonello Cabras 10 June 1989 10 June 1994 Italian Socialist Party
13 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Federico Palomba 10 June 1994 12 June 1999 L'Ulivo
14 Sardegna-Stemma.svg Mauro Pili 12 June 1999 11 June 2004 Forza Italia
15 ASpexi-19817.jpg Renato Soru 11 June 2004 16 February 2009 Democrats of the Left then
Democratic Party
16 Ugo Cappellacci.jpg Ugo Cappellacci 16 February 2009 12 March 2014 The People of Freedom
17 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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