Government of Veneto

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The Regional Government of Veneto (Giunta Regionale del Veneto) is the executive of Veneto, one of the twenty regions of Italy.

The Regional Government, which has its seat at Palazzo Balbi on the Grand Canal, is led by the President of Veneto, who is elected for a five-year term, and composed of the President and ten Ministers (Assessori), including a Vice President.

Current composition[edit]

The current regional government has been in office from 29 June 2015, under the leadership of President Luca Zaia of Liga VenetaLega Nord.

Zaia II Government
Office Name Party
President Luca Zaia LV
Vice President Gianluca Forcolin LV
Minister of Budget and Finances Gianluca Forcolin LV
Minister of Health Luca Coletto LV
Minister of Economic Development Roberto Marcato LV
Minister of Public Works, Infrastructures and Transports Elisa De Berti LV
Minister of Agriculture Giuseppe Pan LV
Minister of Education and Labour Elena Donazzan FI
Minister of Social Affairs Manuela Lanzarin LV
Minister of Tourism and International Trade Franco Caner LV
Minister of Environment Gianpaolo Bottacin LV
Minister of Culture and Venetian Identity Cristiano Corazzari LV

Source: Veneto Region – Ninth Legislature – Zaia Government

List of previous governments[edit]

Luca Zaia is the ninth President of Veneto. His predecessor Giancarlo Galan (1995–2010) has been the longest-serving President so far. Since direct election of the President was introduced, Venetian politics has become far more stable and governments generally last for a full term of five years.

Governments of Veneto
Government President Party Coalition Vice President Party Term Legislature
Tomelleri I Angelo Tomelleri DC DC Paolo Tartari DC 1970–1971 I Legislature
Tomelleri II Angelo Tomelleri DC DC Paolo Tartari DC 1971–1972 I Legislature
Feltrin I Piero Feltrin DC DC Paolo Tartari DC 1972–1973 I Legislature
Tomelleri III Angelo Tomelleri DC DC Marino Cortese DC 1973–1975 I Legislature
Tomelleri IV Angelo Tomelleri DC DC, PRI Giancarlo Gambaro DC 1975–1977 II Legislature
Tomelleri V Angelo Tomelleri DC DC Marino Cortese DC 1977–1980 II Legislature
Bernini I Carlo Bernini DC DC, PSDI (since 1981) Marino Cortese DC 1980–1985 III Legislature
Bernini II Carlo Bernini DC DC, PSI, PSDI, PLI Umberto Carraro PSI 1985–1989 IV Legislature
Cremonese I Gianfranco Cremonese DC DC, PSI, PSDI, PLI Umberto Carraro PSI 1989–1990 IV Legislature
Cremonese II Gianfranco Cremonese DC DC, PSI, PRI, PSDI Amalia Sartori PSI 1990–1992 V Legislature
Frigo I Franco Frigo DC DC, PSI, Greens Renzo Burro PSI 1992–1993 V Legislature
Pupillo I Giuseppe Pupillo PDS DC, PDS, PSI, Greens, UPV Carlo Alberto Tesserin DC 1993–1994 V Legislature
Bottin I Aldo Bottin PPI PPI, LV, FI, PLI, UPV, CPA, Rad Gian Paolo Gobbo LV 1994–1995 V Legislature
Galan I Giancarlo Galan FI FI, AN, CDU, CCD Bruno Canella AN 1995–2000 VI Legislature
Galan II Giancarlo Galan FI FI, LV, AN, UDC Fabio Gava FI 2000–2005 VII Legislature
Galan III Giancarlo Galan FI FI, LV, AN, UDC, NPSI Luca Zaia / Franco Manzato LV 2005–2010 VIII Legislature
Zaia I Luca Zaia LV LV, PdL* Marino Zorzato** PdL 2010–2015 IX Legislature
Zaia II Luca Zaia LV LV, FI Gianluca Forcolin FI 2015–present X Legislature

Source: Veneto Region
* = Party disbanded in 2013; its members joined either FI or NCD. Vice President Marino Zorzato joined the NCD.