Sicilian regional election, 1971

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The Sicilian regional election of 1971 took place on 13 June 1971.

Christian Democracy was by far the largest party, largely ahead of the Italian Social Movement that came second. During the legislature the Christian Democrats governed the Region in coalition with some centre-left parties: the Italian Socialist Party, the Italian Democratic Socialist Party and the Italian Republican Party.[1]

Results[edit]

Parties votes votes (%) seats
Christian Democracy 794,414 33.3 35
Italian Social Movement 389,512 16.3 15
Italian Communist Party 299,547 12.5 14
Italian Socialist Party 269,515 11.4 11
Italian Socialist Party of Proletarian Unity 235,770 9.9 10
Italian Democratic Socialist Party 135,118 5.7 5
Italian Republican Party 110,238 4.6 3
Italian Liberal Party 88,083 3.7 3
Italian Democratic Party of Monarchist Unity 28,746 1.2 -
Others 33,432 1.4 -
Total 2,384,343 100.0 90

Sources: Istituto Cattaneo and Sicilian Regional Assembly

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