Sicilian regional election, 2001

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Sicilian regional election, 2001
Sicily
1996 ←
Jun 24, 2001 → 2006

All 80 seats to the Sicilian Parliament
  Majority party Minority party Third party
 
Leader Salvatore Cuffaro Leoluca Orlando Sergio D'Antoni
Party United Christian Democrats The Daisy European Democracy
Seats won 57 29 4
Popular vote 1,572,178 972,010 114,799
Percentage 59.1% 36.6% 4.3%

President of Sicily before election

Vincenzo Leanza
House of Freedoms

President of Sicily

Salvatore Cuffaro
House of Freedoms

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The Sicilian regional election of 2001 was held on 24 June 2001. For the first time the president of Region was elected directly by the citizens.

The election was competed by three competitors: Salvatore Cuffaro, House of Freedoms candidate; Leoluca Orlando, candidate of The Olive Tree; and Sergio D'Antoni, leader of European Democracy. Cuffaro won by a landslide.

Results[edit]

Candidates & parties votes votes (%) seats
reg. list
seats
prov. lists
Salvatore Cuffaro 1,572,178 59.1 9 48
Forza Italia 628,020 25.1 20
National Alliance 281,704 11.3 8
Christian Democratic Centre 223,420 8.9 6
United Christian Democrats 215,047 8.6 6
New Sicily 101,368 4.1 3
Socialist Party – New PSI 69,697 2.8 2
Whiteflower 54,550 2.2 1
Liberal Socialists 24,110 1.0 1
Italian Republican Party 22,110 0.9 1
Tricolour Flame 9,224 0.4 0
Leoluca Orlando 972,010 36.6 1 28
Democrats of the Left 253,522 10.3 10
Democracy is Freedom – The Daisy 199,303 8.0 7
The Daisy for Sicily 107,516 4.3 4
Communist Refoundation Party 61,068 2.4 3
Italian Democratic Socialists 46,903 1.9 1
Sicilian Spring 29,564 1.2 1
Party of Italian Communists 28,826 1.2 1
Italy of Values 25,888 1.0 1
We Sicilians 2,382 0.1 0
Sergio D'Antoni 114,799 4.3 4
European Democracy 113,664 4.5 4
Total 2,658,987 100.0 10 90

Source: Sicilia. Risultati delle elezioni regionali del 24 giugno 2001