Attilio Fontana

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Attilio Fontana (born 28 March 1952) is an Italian politician from Varese, Lombardy.

A long-time member of Lega Lombarda and Lega Nord, Fontana was mayor of Induno Olona from 1995 to 1999.[1] In the 2000 regional election he was first elected of LN to the Regional Council of Lombardy, of which he functioned as President until July 2006.[2] Fontana stepped down from the post after being elected Major of Varese with 57.8% of the vote in the first round of 28 May 2006.[3] He was re-elected in May 2011 with 53.8% of the vote in a run-off.[4] Fontana, ineligible to run for reelection due to term limits,[5] left the office in June 2016. Some journalists in July 2016 speculated a nomination of Fontana as LN candidate in 2018 election for President of Lombardy if the incumbent President of Region Roberto Maroni (who was elected in 2013 election for a five years term with the support of Lega Lombarda and Lega Nord - the parties of Maroni and Fontana - and with the support of the other parties members of the 2013 center right coalition) will not run for a second consecutive term.

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