Sicilian regional election, 2008

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Sicilian regional election, 2008
Sicily
2006 ←
April 14, 2008 → 2012

All 90 seats to the Sicilian Parliament
  Majority party Minority party
  Raffaelelombardo.jpg Anna Finocchiaro.jpg
Leader Raffaele Lombardo Anna Finocchiaro
Party Movement for Autonomy Democratic Party
Seats won 61 29
Popular vote 1,862,959 866,044
Percentage 65.4% 30.4%

Sicilian Regional Assembly 2008.svg

Composition of the Sicilian Regional Assembly

President of Sicily before election

Salvatore Cuffaro
House of Freedoms

President of Sicily

Raffaele Lombardo
Movement for Autonomy


The Sicilian regional election of 2008 for the renewal of the Regional Assembly and the election of the Presidency of Sicily, Italy, was held on 13 -14 April 2008.

The election was competed by two main competitors: Raffaele Lombardo for the centre-right and Anna Finocchiaro for the centre-left. Lombardo won by a landslide, 65.3% against 30.4% of Finocchiaro.

Results[edit]

Candidates & parties votes votes (%) seats
reg. list
seats
prov. lists
Raffaele Lombardo 1,862,959 65.35 1 60
The People of Freedom 900,149 32.42 34
Movement for Autonomy 371,418 13.95 15
Union of the Centre 336,826 12.51 11
Lombardo President 119,892 4.45 0
Autonomist Democrats 101,449 3.76 0
Anna Finocchiaro 866,044 30.38 9 20
Democratic Party 505,420 18.75 20
The Left – The Rainbow 131,213 4.87 0
Anna Finocchiaro President 83,700 3.11 0
Italy of Values 49,726 1.85 0
Sonia Alfano 69,551 2.44 0
Friends of Beppe Grillo 46,396 1.72 0
Ruggero Razza 45,605 1.60 0
The Right–Tricolour Flame 39,143 1.45 0
Giuseppe Bonanno Conti 6,606 0.23 0
New Force 3,876 0.14 0
Total 2,850,725 100.00 10 80

Source: Sicily Region