1947 Sicilian regional election

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The Sicilian regional election of 1947 took place on 20 April 1947. They were the first-ever election of the Sicilian Parliament.

The electoral alliance between the Italian Communist Party and the Italian Socialist Party was the most voted list. However, after the election Giuseppe Alessi and, later, Franco Restivo, both Christian Democrats, governed the Region at the head of broad centrist coalitions.[1]

Results[edit]

Electoral system: proportional representation with Hare quota

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Party Votes % Seats
People's Bloc (PCIPSIPdA) 591,870 30.4 29
Christian Democracy 400,084 20.5 20
Liberal Democratic Bloc (PLIUQ) 287,698 14.8 12
Monarchist National Party 185,423 9.5 10
Movement for the Independence of Sicily 171,470 8.8 9
Italian Workers' Socialist Party 82,175 4.2 4
Italian Republican Party 74,570 3.8 3
Sicilian Democratic Union 40,149 2.1 1
Common Man's Front 30,179 1.5 1
Labour Democratic Party 21,433 1.1 1
Others 63,409 3.3
Total 1,948,460 100.0 90
Source: Istituto Cattaneo – Sicilian Regional Assembly

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